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Company Overview of Meijer, Inc.

Company Overview

Meijer, Inc. owns and operates supercenters in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. The company’s product categories include grocery, health and beauty, baby care, pet care, electronics, toys, sporting goods, home, home improvement and audio, garden and patio, clothing, gift cards, card and party needs, and custom cakes. It also provides bakery and deli, optical, pharmacy, and photo services. In addition, the company operates gas stations. Further, it sells its products through an online store. 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

United States

Founded in 1934

Phone:

616-453-6711

Fax:

616-791-2572

Key Executives for Meijer, Inc.

Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
President
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Director of Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Meijer, Inc. Key Developments

Meijer, Inc. Opens New Supercenter in Flat Rock, Michigan

Meijer, Inc. opened a new 150,000-square-foot supercenter in Flat Rock, Mich., bringing southeastern Michigan shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily and a full-service pharmacy that makes family health care a priority. The Flat Rock store will welcome customers from the Brownstown, Huron Township, Carleton, New Boston and Gibraltar communities and is located at 26100 Vreeland, just east of Telegraph Road. The new store is built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and will be open 24 hours a day. The grocery options that Meijer offers include more than 600 varieties of farm-fresh produce and a full-service meat department that features fresh seafood, Certified Angus Beef and custom cuts of meat. The bakery specializes in custom-decorated cakes and fresh bread baked four times daily. In addition to the retailer's traditional grocery and merchandise, garden center, and 24-hour gas station, the new Flat Rock Meijer pharmacy will offer drive-thru pick up and the company's free prescription program.

Meijer Opens New Supercenter in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Meijer, Inc. has opened a new 192,000 sqft supercenter in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Waukesha store is at 801 E. Sunset Drive. Meijer has made a major commitment to growth in Wisconsin and plans to open two to three additional stores per year through 2020, including potential locations in the Green Bay, Fox Valley, Greenfield, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan area in the next several years.

Meijer Opens Supercenter in Sussex

Meijer opened a new 192,000-square-foot supercenter in Sussex, Wis. bringing local shoppers better access to low prices on high-quality merchandise, fresh produce delivered daily, and a full-service pharmacy that makes family health care a priority. The Sussex store is one of nine new Meijer supercenters to open and part of an investment of more than $400 million in new and remodeled stores in 2016, which will create 3,000 new jobs across the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer's six-state foot print. The Sussex store, located off Highway K and 164, is the fifth Wisconsin Meijer store. The new Meijer store was built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and will be open 24 hours a day. The grocery options that Meijer offers include more than 600 varieties of farm-fresh produce and a full-service meat department that features fresh seafood, Certified Angus Beef and custom cuts of meat. The bakery specializes in custom-decorated cakes and fresh bread baked four times daily. The new Sussex pharmacy will offer drive-thru pick up and the company's free prescription program. The prescription program includes leading oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on prescriptions most often filled for children, prenatal vitamins and medications for those with diabetes and high cholesterol. Since its inception in 2006, the Meijer free prescription program has filled nearly 33 million free prescriptions, saving Meijer customers nearly $454 million.

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