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In 1934, a modest local barber in Greenville, Michigan had a need and saw an opportunity. It was the middle of the Great Depression and groceries were scarce. In an effort to take care of the customers who visited his barbershop, Hendrik Meijer purchased $328.76 worth of merchandise on credit. Together with his 14-year-old son, Fred, they opened North Side Grocery. Meijer continued to look for ways to innovate and provide higher levels of service to his customers. He renamed his store Meijer's Grocery and began broadening his business through the use of newspaper ads and fancy metal shopping carts. As World War II raged, Hendrik pledged his company's support to the war effort, and just like the Arsenal of Democracy, women became a key part of the Meijer workforce, numbering nearly half of all team members.
HQGrand Rapids, US
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)17,911
Job Openings2,459
Revenue (Y, 2018)$17.4 B(-77%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Meijer Office Locations

Meijer has an office in Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, US (HQ)
2929 Walker Ave NW
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Meijer Financials and Metrics

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Meijer total Funding

$12 m

Meijer latest funding size

$12 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago
Meijer's latest funding round in October 2014 was reported to be $12 m. In total, Meijer has raised $12 m
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Meijer Revenue

Meijer's revenue was reported to be $17.40 b in Y, 2018

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Meijer News and Updates

Meijer Opens Five Supercenters in the Midwest

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer opened five supercenters across the Midwest, Meijer President & Chief Executive Officer Rick Keyes announced today. Located in Manitowoc, Wis., Sycamore, Ill., Bad Axe, Mich., and Brimfield and Lorain, Ohio, the 159,000-square-foot...

Meijer Implements Daily Health Screenings for Team Members

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today that it began implementing daily health screenings this week for team members reporting to work at all its stores and facilities in the retailer's ongoing effort to protect against the spread of COVID-19 and ensure...

Meijer Offers 50% Off Almost-Expired Groceries

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—In a previous NACS Daily story, we shared how the U.S. Government Accountability Office reports that much food waste comes from consumers’ misinterpretation of product date labels. The various forms of “best by” dates (or simply date labels) often cause consumers to bypass any produc…

Meijer Offers Sneak Peek into Weeklong Black Friday Doorbuster Deals

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer unveiled competitive deals today that begin the week of Thanksgiving and extend through Black Friday weekend, offering customers deep savings for the top items on everyone's holiday shopping list. The bargains include weeklong...

Meijer Pharmacies Help Customers Dispose of 20 Tons of Unwanted Medications as National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Approaches

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is reminding customers that this coming weekend is the perfect time to clear out medicine cabinets and drawers of unused and expired medications. As part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26, the Midwest...

Meijer Continues Investment in Pet Departments for Total Pet Care

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As fur babies continue to stake their claim as beloved family members, Midwest retailer Meijer is working on a parallel path to expand its pet departments for an even larger assortment of everyday essentials like food, grooming supplies...
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Meijer Blogs

Meijer Store Director Named Top Ten Finalist for 2020 FMI Store Manager Awards

St. Charles, Ill. Store Director recognized for sales, great customer service and community involvement

Meijer Announces 15 Percent Off Teacher Discount for Back-to-School Shopping

Retailer offers teacher discount through September; Teacher discount is now available at all Meijer stores across the Midwest

Meijer Shifts Robust Internship Program to Provide Virtual Experience to 78 College Students in Face of COVID-19

Retailer shipped laptops, enhanced digital platforms to promote connectivity all summer long

Meijer To Require Face Mask/Coverings at All Stores

Retailer's mandate goes into effect July 20

Meijer Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Retailer honored for fourth consecutive year

Meijer Among First Midwest Retailers to Support Low Vision Customers with Free Aira App

Retailer offers free use of vision app in all stores
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Meijer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Meijer founded?

    Meijer was founded in 1934.

  • How many employees does Meijer have?

    Meijer has 17,911 employees.

  • What is Meijer revenue?

    Latest Meijer annual revenue is $17.4 b.

  • What is Meijer revenue per employee?

    Latest Meijer revenue per employee is $971.5 k.

  • Who are Meijer competitors?

    Competitors of Meijer include 7-Eleven, Kroger and Raley's.

  • Where is Meijer headquarters?

    Meijer headquarters is located at 2929 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids.

  • Where are Meijer offices?

    Meijer has an office in Grand Rapids.

  • How many offices does Meijer have?

    Meijer has 1 office.