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Meijer a ‘Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion’

Meijer a ‘Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion’

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer earned the title of Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion from the Disability Equality Index (DEI) for the sixth year in a row, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to championing a culture of dignity and respect for its team members. The DEI is a unique, joint initiative of Disability:IN and the American

Meijer recognized as a veteran-friendly employer

Meijer recognized as a veteran-friendly employer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— Meijer achieved Gold-level status as a Veteran-Friendly Employer (VFE) from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA), the company said Wednesday. The retailer was recognized for its commitment to hiring, retaining and supporting military veterans. Meijer is the first retailer to earn the MVAA’s prestigious Gold-level honor as a VFE and is only

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

Meijer marks supercenter’s 60th anniversary

Meijer marks supercenter’s 60th anniversary

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. noted Tuesday that it was 60 years ago when Hendrik and Fred Meijer opened a store in Grand Rapids called “Thrifty Acres” that pioneered the American supercenter format. “The opening of ‘Thrifty Acres’ in June 1962, was history in the making, although I’m not sure our dad and grandfather realized

New Meijer supercenters anchor growing areas

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer recently opened two new supercenters in northeast Ohio. Located in Brunswick and Canton, the 155,000-square-foot stores are considered retail anchors in developing communities, the company said in announcing grand openings at both locations. Each supercenter offers consumers a state-of-the-art retail experience that features multiple ways to shop, Meijer said. “These

Regional chains roll out SNAP online purchases

Regional chains roll out SNAP online purchases

NEW YORK – Regional supermarket operators Meijer and Bashas’ separately announced they are now accepting online payments by shoppers enrolled in SNAP, the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program. Meijer said this week it had added the capability at all of its Michigan locations, and would soon extend the service to SNAP shoppers in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois,

Meijer seeks Midwest-made products for local summit

Meijer seeks Midwest-made products for local summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Monday the return of its Lift Local Supplier Event, giving local businesses across the retailer’s six-state footprint the opportunity to virtually showcase their offerings to Meijer buyers and procurement teams. Meijer announced the return of its Lift Local Supplier Event, giving local businesses across the retailer’s six-state footprint the opportunity

Meijer pharmacies anticipating big Drug Take-Back Day

Meijer pharmacies anticipating big Drug Take-Back Day

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —  Meijer pharmacists anticipate collecting three tons of unused and potentially harmful prescriptions drugs on Saturday, April 30, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Meijer also collects unused and expired medications year-round through their drug take-back kiosks located near each pharmacy. The retailer is encouraging customers to take advantage of the program that

Meijer to host first-ever Sustainability Supplier Summit

Meijer to host first-ever Sustainability Supplier Summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced on Tuesday that it will host its first Sustainability Supplier Summit, giving vendors nationwide the opportunity to showcase their sustainable products – from food to pets to home goods – for Meijer merchants to consider offering on shelves. The event will be held virtually June 20-23 and comes on the heels of

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