Food and Staples Retailing
Company Overview of Meijer, Inc.
Meijer, Inc. operates supercenters and grocery stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky. The company offers fresh produce and meat products, as well as pharmacy, electronics, garden, and apparel products; gift cards; online photo services; and fleet service cards, healthy living, credit card services, and community rewards. It also operates gas stations. The company was founded in 1934 and is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Meijer, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Meijer Companies, Ltd.
2929 Walker Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544-9424
Founded in 1934
Key Executives for Meijer, Inc.
Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Senior Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Meijer, Inc. Key Developments
Meijer Opens Hospital Pharmacy
Nov 2 15
Meijer has opened a full-service pharmacy location within Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital, where patients can fill their prescriptions before leaving the hospital, purchase OTC products and access comprehensive services. The Meijer pharmacy at Butterworth Hospital is open from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. There are five pharmacists on staff, as well as a specially trained diabetes care pharmacist who can counsel people with diabetes, discuss medication management, and offer tips and tools to eat and live healthier.
Meijer Announces Executive Changes
Oct 2 15
Meijer announced the appointment of Rick Keyes as president of the Grand Rapids. Keyes, who joined the company 26 years ago as a pharmacist in Columbus, Ohio, takes the reigns of the multi-state Midwestern retailer after this week's announcement that J.K. Symancyk is leaving the company to join a retailer. Keyes had been executive vice president of supply chain and manufacturing since 2006. In that capacity he oversaw the retailer's expansion into manufacturing with the acquisition of one dairy and construction of another, and pioneered initiatives ranging from the launch of a near-zero emission truck fleet to significant investments in lean distribution technologies.
Meijer Expands Assortment of Real Food Products Through Launch of True Goodness by Meijer Brand
Sep 17 15
Meijer announced an expansion of its assortment of real food products through the launch of the True Goodness™ by Meijer brand. The Grand Rapids combined its Meijer Naturals and Meijer Organics products lines to one True Goodness by Meijer brand in an effort to minimize confusion over which products are better for customers based on their ingredients. Meijer is in the process of transitioning 225 of its Meijer Organics and Meijer Naturals food items to the True Goodness brand, and plans to add 100 new products this year, including granola chips, coconut oil, organic coffee pods, macaroni and cheese, juice boxes, organic popcorn, spices and frozen potatoes. The True Goodness brand is slated to offer 325 total products by early 2016.
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