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Meijer opens five supercenters in the Midwest

Meijer opens five supercenters in the Midwest

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer president and chief executive officer Rick Keyes announced on Thursday that the chain has opened five supercenters across the Midwest. Located in Manitowoc, Wis., Sycamore, Ill., Bad Axe, Mich., and Brimfield and Lorain, Ohio, the 159,000-square-foot stores offer a state-of-the-art shopping experience, providing customers multiple ways to shop in a specialty store environment. “These new stores

Meijer adjusts store hours to increase shopper flexibility

Meijer adjusts store hours to increase shopper flexibility

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Thursday it is adjusting store hours to allow more time for customers to get their shopping essentials and extending the times its stores dedicate to senior citizens, customers with chronic health conditions, essential service workers and its team members. New store hours are as follows: Meijer stores will close

Meijer announces new efforts to keep customers and team members safe

Meijer announces new efforts to keep customers and team members safe

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer has announced  additional steps it is taking to make its stores safe for both shoppers and team members during COVID-19 outbreak. In addition to amplifying its communication to customers about social distancing practices, Meijer is now asking its customers to limit the number of shoppers who come to the store

Meijer announces new store hours and dedicated times for seniors

Meijer announces new store hours and dedicated times for seniors

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer announced Thursday it is adjusting its store hours for the foreseeable future to allow more time for team members to deep clean and restock its stores, as well as dedicated hours for senior citizens, customers with chronic health conditions, essential service workers and its team members. New store hours are

Meijer spreads holiday cheer during annual Very Merry Meijer event

Meijer spreads holiday cheer during annual Very Merry Meijer event

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —  Meijer played Santa and surprised an unsuspecting customer at every one of its stores – in just one day – with a $1,000 Meijer shopping spree on Tuesday to help make the holidays a little brighter. The surprises were given during the sixth annual Very Merry Meijer event that has become

Meijer unveils store expansion plans

Meijer unveils store expansion plans

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. plans to invest more than $375 million this year in new and remodeled stores. The retailer said Thursday that its investment plan includes construction of seven new Meijer supercenters and 22 remodel projects. Meijer said its new store commitment follows its focus on steady growth throughout its six-state footprint.

Rick Keyes becomes chief executive at Meijer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer Inc. president Rick Keyes has added the title of chief executive officer. Keyes took the CEO reins effective January 1. He succeeded Hank Meijer, who has become executive chairman of Meijer, which operates 230 supercenters and grocery stores, with pharmacies, in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. “We have

Meijer opens pharmacy in Michigan hospital

Meijer opens pharmacy in Michigan hospital

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Supercenter operator Meijer has opened a full-service retail pharmacy here at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. Meijer said the opening, announced Monday, makes it one of the first major retailers to open a pharmacy in a large hospital system in Michigan. Owned and operated by Meijer, the pharmacy features comprehensive services and

Keyes named Meijer president

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — After joining the company 26 years ago as a pharmacist, Rick Keyes has now become president of Meijer Inc. He takes over from J.K. Symancyk, who is leaving the supercenter chain to become the president and chief executive officer of Academy Sports + Outdoors, a sports and outdoor lifestyle retailer based

New Meijer president joined company as pharmacist

New Meijer president joined company as pharmacist

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An executive with a pharmacy background has been named as the new president of Meijer Inc. The supercenter chain said Friday that Rick Keyes, executive vice president of supply chain and manufacturing, takes over from J.K. Symancyk, who is leaving the company to become president and chief executive officer of Academy Sports