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Meijer president and chief executive officer Rick Keyes

Meijer offers $10 incentive to customers who get COVID-19 vaccinations

Meijer offers $10 incentive to customers who get COVID-19 vaccinations

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To encourage eligible individuals to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Meijer announced on Wednesday that it will give customers a $10 coupon off any purchase when they complete the vaccination process at a Meijer store.  The retailer is also offering a separate coupon for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give returns this summer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give returns this summer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give will return this year to continue its tradition of kicking off the summer and feeding hungry families. The 2021 tournament will be held June 17-20 at Blythefield Country Club. “The Meijer LPGA Classic has become a summer tradition for numerous families and its cancellation last year was one of

Meijer gives to Urban League chapters

Meijer gives to Urban League chapters

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer on Monday announced an investment of $1 million in 19 Urban League chapters across the Midwest that align with its focus areas of economic impact, health, workforce development and education. The retailer said the move is part of an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion. “Meijer cares about the communities

Meijer to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines to seniors this week

Meijer to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines to seniors this week

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is preparing to launch a series of vaccine clinics this week at stores throughout the State of Michigan with plans to administer up to 25,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses by week’s end. The vaccines will be administered to Michiganders 65 years and older who have pre-registered through the company’s vaccine registration

NACDS Retail Advisory Board Meeting features COVID-19 vaccine update from GSK, showcases retailer-supplier collaboration during pandemic

NACDS Retail Advisory Board Meeting features COVID-19 vaccine update from GSK, showcases retailer-supplier collaboration during pandemic

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS Retail Advisory Board (RAB) met virtually on Tuesday, bringing together retailers and suppliers who confront priority industry issues and who advise the NACDS Board of Directors on consumer-goods topics. RAB Chair Rick Brindle, vice president, industry development, Mondelez International, said, “We would prefer to be together at NACDS Week in New York

Meijer prepares for a different holiday shopping season

Meijer prepares for a different holiday shopping season

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As customers prepare for an unusual holiday season, Meijer offers increased safety and convenience measures to ensure a better experience for everyone. “This holiday season will be different for many customers, so we are pleased to make adjustments that will provide additional flexibility, while allowing them to enjoy all we have

Meijer announces first-ever Supplier Diversity Summit

Meijer announces first-ever Supplier Diversity Summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced on Tuesday that it will host its first virtual Supplier Diversity Summit, giving diverse-owned businesses nationwide the opportunity to showcase their offerings for Meijer merchants looking to bring the next great item onto their shelves.   “Focusing on supplier diversity is an important part of our diversity, equity and

Meijer store director named a finalist for 2020 FMI Store Manager Awards

Meijer store director named a finalist for 2020 FMI Store Manager Awards

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — St. Charles, Ill. Meijer store director Minesh Patel is among the top finalists for the 2020 Food Marketing Institute’s Store Manager Awards. The prestigious retail award celebrates store managers across the country who generate sales growth, provide great customer service and play an integral role in the community. “This is only possible because

Rick Keyes to serve as NACDS chairman of the board, Colleen Lindholz named vice chair

Rick Keyes to serve as NACDS chairman of the board, Colleen Lindholz named vice chair

ARLINGTON, Va.— NACDS  announced on Wednesday that Rick Keyes, president and CEO, Meijer, Inc., will serve as NACDS chairman, effective June 1. Colleen Lindholz, president, Kroger Health, The Kroger Co., will perform duties of the NACDS vice chair, in addition to her role as treasurer. Keyes assumes the chairmanship, per the NACDS bylaws, following the transition

Meijer’s Rick Keyes named new NACDS chairman

Meijer’s Rick Keyes named new NACDS chairman

ARLINGTON, Va. – Rick Keyes, president and chief executive officer of Meijer Inc., has succeeded Richard Ashworth as chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. Triggered by Ashworth’s resignation as Walgreens president to become CEO at Tivity Health Inc., the transition adheres to the association’s long-established succession plan. Keyes, who had been NACDS

Meijer donates 750,000 KN95 face masks to assist frontline workers and first responders

Meijer donates 750,000 KN95 face masks to assist frontline workers and first responders

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Monday that it procured and has already begun distributing 750,000 KN95 face masks to help frontline workers and first responders throughout the Midwest. The retailer is working with COVID-19 Emergency Response Teams or municipal health departments to centrally manage the distribution to healthcare workers or first responders in those

Meijer Simply Give program featured in retailer’s TV commercial series

Meijer Simply Give program featured in retailer’s TV commercial series

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is a family company that’s focused on the needs of other families for 85 years, and its Simply Give program that helps feed hungry families is the latest feature in the retailer’s TV commercial series that showcases its commitment to customers. “My father lived a full life, always challenging himself