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Meijer invests in wind energy

Meijer invests in wind energy

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwestern grocery retailer Meijer Inc. on Monday announced its involvement in a wind energy center that contributes to its renewable energy portfolio and marks a significant move toward meeting its carbon reduction goal. The announcement came just six months after Meijer announced its goal of reducing 50% of its absolute carbon

Video Forum: NACDS

Video Forum: NACDS

MMR‘s sister publication, Chain Drug Review, has named the National Association of Chain Drug Stores its Retailer of the Year. The designation might seem odd for an association, but NACDS is an organization comprised of retailers, with C-suite executives from member companies comprising the board of directors. This edition of Video Forum features three of

New store formats put to test by Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. has introduced two store concepts that the retailer is testing as it seeks new ways to reach shoppers. The smaller-format outlets are part of an expansion drive that also produced two traditional supercenters that opened in its home state earlier this summer. Company officials said results of the experiment

Meijer expands home delivery for holidays

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — With the holidays approaching, Meijer Inc. announced it was adding toys, artificial trees and other seasonal items to its home delivery service. Meijer earlier this year introduced online shopping with delivery of more than 70,000 grocery items and general merchandise to more than 10 million households across the Midwest via third-party

Meijer investing in new stores, remodels

Meijer investing in new stores, remodels

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. said it intends to invest more than $375 million this year in new and remodeled stores. The investment includes construction of seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 remodel projects. “These projects represent an investment in our customers, team members and the local communities that have supported us for so

At Meijer, size doesn’t matter

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. announced that shoppers of all sizes will soon be able to browse the same clothing racks at all 230 of its stores across the Midwest. The integration is expected to be complete by early next year, bringing together everything from missy size small to plus 3X. Meijer pointed out

Meijer opens Heritage Center

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. recently unveiled its Heritage Center with the company’s history from its founder Hendrik Meijer’s arrival in the United States through the retailer’s most recent innovations and ­expansions. “Our grandfather and dad took a risk when they started this company in the midst of the Great Depression,” cochairman Doug Meijer

Meijer unveils 3 supercenters

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. continues to expand in the Midwest, with store openings earlier this month in Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The new supercenters include Meijer’s 12th in Indianapolis — a 192,000-square-foot outlet that the company opened on June 7 in the city’s North Kessler ­neighborhood. “We always work hard to find locations