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Meijer seeks local products for upcoming Localization Summit

Meijer seeks local products for upcoming Localization Summit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Wednesday that it will host its first virtual Localization Summit, giving local businesses across the retailer’s six-state footprint the opportunity to showcase their offerings to Meijer merchants. “We are proud to be a Midwestern retailer and want to carry products that highlight our communities,” said Peter Whitsett, Meijer executive

Meijer pharmacies partner with State of Michigan to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Meijer pharmacies partner with State of Michigan to administer COVID-19 vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwest retailer Meijer has been chosen by the State of Michigan as an initial pharmacy partner to help administer COVID-19 vaccines. Meijer has 120 pharmacies throughout the State of Michigan and more than 250 pharmacies throughout its six-state footprint. The retailer is also announcing a text-based registration process for those who want to register to receive

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative aimed at identifying, testing and implementing sustainable solutions to move beyond the single-use plastic bag. It’s among the retailer’s latest efforts to reduce waste and improve recycling, said Vik Srinivasan, senior vice president of Properties and Real Estate. “Meijer operates under the philosophy

Meijer pharmacies prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Meijer pharmacies prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccine rollout

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As more pharmaceutical manufacturers move closer to approved COVID-19 vaccines, pharmacies within Meijer locations are gearing up for an extensive vaccine administration program throughout its six-state footprint. “Throughout this pandemic our stores and store teams have played an important role in supporting communities throughout the Midwest,” Meijer president and CEO Rick

Meijer offers sneak peek into weeklong Black Friday deals

Meijer offers sneak peek into weeklong Black Friday deals

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has revealed a sneak peek at weeklong holiday deals that will replace traditional Black Friday sales its stores have offered in recent years. The ads are the latest in the retailer’s continued efforts to provide customers opportunities to adjust their shopping strategies due to the pandemic. The sneak peek confirms sales will

Meijer’s fleet honored as an industry leader for sustainability by the EPA

Meijer’s fleet honored as an industry leader for sustainability by the EPA

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —Meijer has been recognized as a SmartWay Excellence Award winner as a mixed carrier by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the third year in a row The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer’s fleet is the only four-time recipient of the distinct honor nationwide in the mixed carrier category, said Tom McCall,

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 teams up to offer free flu shots

Meijer teams up to offer free flu shots

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — In an effort to reach more individuals early in the flu season, Meijer has teamed up with the State of Michigan, the Detroit Tigers and the Lansing Lugnuts to host two free multi-city flu shot clinics for everyone, regardless of insurance coverage, including those who are uninsured or have limited insurance

Meijer pharmacist takes flu-vaccination messages to national stage

Meijer pharmacist takes flu-vaccination messages to national stage

Editor’s Note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson offers the following statement reguarding the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation event on Thursday that centered on flu vaccinations and COVID-19. I want to thank and recognize Heather Schultz, a pharmacist at a Meijer Pharmacy in Saginaw, Michigan, for representing the profession, the industry, her

Ohio awards Meijer for disability inclusion

Ohio awards Meijer for disability inclusion

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer was recently named a Gold Level winner of the 2020 Employer Partners of Inclusion Awards in recognition of its ongoing commitment to providing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.   The award is presented by Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD), a state agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations,

Meijer offers creative ideas and kits to make Halloween fun

Meijer offers creative ideas and kits to make Halloween fun

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As the Center for Disease Control warns against traditional trick-or-treating and customers wonder what a socially-distant Halloween will look like for their families, Meijer expects “Boo Bags” to become the go-to way to celebrate the season.   “Boo Bags” come from the “You’ve Been Booed” Halloween trend increasing in neighborhoods during the last

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

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