August 28, 2016 2:33 AM ET

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Company Overview of Trader Joe's Company

Company Overview

Trader Joe's Company owns and operates a chain of convenience stores in the United States. It provides bakery products, beverages, cheese products, frozen products, groceries, produce and flowers, refrigerated products, snacks and sweets, supplements, and wines and beers. Trader Joe's Company was formerly known as Pronto Markets and changed its name to Trader Joe's Company in 1967. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Monrovia, California. Trader Joe's Company operates as a subsidiary of T.A.C.T. Holding, Inc.

800 South Shamrock Avenue

Monrovia, CA 91016

United States

Founded in 1958





Key Executives for Trader Joe's Company

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 68
Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration
Regional Vice President
Regional Vice President
Regional Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Trader Joe's Company Key Developments

Trader Joe's Confirms Closing of Blackstone Avenue Store; To Open Store in Park Crossing

After weeks of rumors, Trader Joe's officially confirmed on May 3, 2016 that it is closing its Blackstone Avenue store in Fresno and moving it north. The store will open in Park Crossing, the new development under construction at Friant Road and Fresno Street. The store will face that intersection. The move won't happen until the second half of 2017 and the current store will stay open until then. The new store will be 3,000 square feet bigger than the existing 10,000-square-foot store.

Pepperidge Farm Files Lawsuit against Trader Joe's Co

Pepperidge Farm has filled a lawsuit against Trader Joe's for an alleged violation of trademark for the sale of a cookie that seems too similar to its Milano cookie, both in look and packaging. The complaint was filed in the New Haven, Connecticut federal court.

Trader Joe's Confirms to Open a Store in Nichols Hills

Trader Joe's has confirmed it will open a store in Nichols Hills. The California specialty grocer has signed a lease for a new location in Nichols Hills Plaza at 6409 Avondale Drive. The new store will be about 10,000 square feet and is expected to open in the second half of 2016. The store will carry about 80% Trader Joe's private label products. Trader Joe's announced this spring its first Oklahoma store in Tulsa's Brookside neighborhood will be open by year's end.

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