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Meijer Inc.

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

Meijer expands in-store clinic partnerships

Meijer expands in-store clinic partnerships

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. said it is expanding its partnerships with health care providers and hospital systems to increase community access to services through in-store and store campus medical clinics. Meijer said it will join forces this year with Milwaukee-based Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to open in-store clinics

Investment strategies

NEW YORK — Most retailers see online retailing as a critical part of their growth strategy, but that does not mean they can afford to neglect their brick-and-mortar stores. And in recent weeks a number of chains have detailed the sizable investments they plan to make in their physical stores this year. Dollar General Corp.,

Walmart, P&G still cream of crop

WILTON, Conn. – Walmart is the top retailer and Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is the top manufacturer in the 2015 PoweRanking from consulting firm Kantar ­Retail LLC. Each has led its respective category for more than a decade, noted Kantar, which launched the survey in the late 1990s with the aim of identifying industry