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Company Overview of Meijer, Inc.

Company Overview

Meijer, Inc. operates supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. It offers various products in the areas of baby and toddler, clothing and accessories, crafts and art supplies, electronics and computers, furniture and home products, garden and outdoor, gift cards, groceries, health and beauty, home utility and care, jewelry and watches, kitchen and dining, pet supplies, sporting goods, toys, games and bikes, and video games, as well as fresh produce and meat, pharmaceutical products, and apparel; business gift cards to purchase merchandise at any Meijer store or online at Meijer.com; and fleet service cards to purchase the fuel at any Meijer f...

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: 61
Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
President
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Community Relations and Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Meijer, Inc. Key Developments

Meijer Announces Availability of Original SoupMan's Soups

Meijer, Inc. has announced the availability of the Original SoupMan's soups, created by Al Yeganeh, in the soup aisle in eco-friendly tetra cartons and include the signature Lobster Bisque, Chicken Noodle, Lentil, Crab Corn Chowder, Chicken Gumbo, and the 'Seinfeld' classic Jambalaya. The Original SoupMan's World Famous soups, created by legendary Al Yeganeh, are available in the soup aisle in eco-friendly Tetra cartons and include the signature Lobster Bisque, Chicken Noodle, Lentil, Crab Corn Chowder, Chicken Gumbo, and the "Seinfeld" classic Jambalaya! It's all part of The Original SoupMan's expanded national distribution program, and its plan to revolutionize the soup industry by offering consumers the opportunity to enjoy the soup that inspired the famous "Seinfeld" episode in the comfort of their own home.

Meijer to Build Dairy Production Plant in Ohio

Meijer announced that it plans to add a dairy production plant to its Ohio presence. The company says it will put its first Ohio dairy production facility in Tipp City, north of Dayton.

Meijer Opens New Supercenter in Danville

Meijer will open a supercenter in Danville, Ill., on Nov. 7, marking its final of six new stores the retailer has opened this year in the Midwest, Co-Chairman Hank Meijer announced. The 190,000-square-foot store at 3649 Vermillion St. has created 300 new jobs and provides local residents a 24-hour shopping option, fresh produce and a full-service pharmacy just in time for the holiday season. With 22 stores spread throughout Illinois, the new supercenter is the latest in a $200 million investment this year that has included six new Meijer supercenters, extensive remodel projects for five additional stores in Michigan and Illinois, and a new distribution complex in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., just north of the Illinois border. The family-owned retailer, which opened its first store in 1934, now has 204 stores throughout the Midwest. The new supercenter will also offer more than 600 high quality varieties of fresh produce, a meat department that offers neighborhood butcher shop service with custom cuts of high quality meats and a bakery that carries fresh bread baked four times a day.

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