October 01, 2014 8:34 PM ET

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Company Overview of Fred Meyer, Inc.

Company Overview

Fred Meyer, Inc. operates stores in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. It operates apparel and accessories, baby and kids, bed and bath, electronics, entertainment, furniture and décor, housewares and storage, shoes, sports and outdoors, and toys and games departments. The company also provides food recipes, health guides, pharmacy prescription and auto refill, pet medications, vaccinations, Medicare information, and wellness services, as well as various in store services. In addition, it offers digital photo, flowers and gifts, gift cards, jewelry, and deli and bakery items online. The company was formerly known as Meyer-Smith Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to Fred Meyer, Inc. in Jul...

3800 SE 22nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97202

United States

Founded in 1922

92,000 Employees





Key Executives for Fred Meyer, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
President - Quality Food Centers
Age: 58
President - Food 4 Less Holdings
Age: 68
President of Fred Meyer Stores
Age: 61
Senior Vice President of Store Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Fred Meyer, Inc. Key Developments

International Teamsters Union Announces Strike Support for Warehouse Workers at Fred Meyer

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) has officially sanctioned strike benefits for 388 warehouse workers employed at the Fred Meyer distribution center in Puyallup and an additional 4,318 Teamsters who could become involved in connection with a potential work stoppage at the facility. Contract negotiations between Teamsters Local 117, the union that represents the nearly 400 workers at the Puyallup warehouse, and Fred Meyer began on June 13. The union and the company last met on September 9, but talks broke off when Fred Meyer insisted on degrading workers' health care coverage and on securing the ability to outsource the workers' jobs to a third-party subcontractor.

Fred Meyer, Inc. and Quality Food Centers Inc. Associates Ratify Agreements with UFCW Local 555

The Kroger Co. associates working at Fred Meyer, Inc. and Quality Food Centers Inc. stores in Portland and throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington have ratified new labor agreements with UFCW Local 555. The 44 labor agreements cover 6,007 associates working at Fred Meyer and 368 associates at QFC.

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