About Meijer

We opened our doors more than 85 years ago with the goal of helping people provide for themselves and their family. Today we’re a multi-billion dollar retailer with more than 70,000 Team Members across 6 states. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, plus manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and over 240 stores across Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

As the pioneer of the "one-stop shop" concept, we offer excellent customer service, low prices, quality foods, and a broad selection of national and Meijer brand items. Our growth and innovation remain focused on our core values: Customers, Competition, Freshness, Family, and Health and Safety.

As a family-owned company, we're grounded in the philosophy of Fred Meijer, "...take care of your customers, Team Members, and community...and all of those will take care of you, just like a family."

That's why we're committed to the communities we serve. Meijer is committed to the communities we serve. That commitment is realized through our support of non-profit organizations, our sponsorship of hundreds of community events, and the donation of 6 percent of our net profit to various charities each year.

At Meijer, we believe in doing great work while always taking care of what's truly important: family. Because for more than 85 years, that's just the right way of doing things.

Our History

Meijer first opened during the Great Depression when Hendrick Meijer and his 14-year-old son, Fred, fulfilled a need in the community. With a focus on customer experience and respect for Team Members, they evolved the small grocery store into a one-stop shopping experience — the nation's first supercenter.

Executive Chairman Hank Meijer and his brother Doug Meijer lead the company's Board of Directors along with a handful of experienced business leaders, including Vice Chairman Mark Murray as well as President and CEO Rick Keyes.

“Know that when you walk through the door, there is dignity and respect.”

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Learn More About The Meijer Culture

We've been a family-run business for over 85 years, placing our customers and Team Members above all else, and pursuing philanthropic ventures to improve the world.

But don't take our word for it. See for yourself!

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Our Values

Our founder Hendrik Meijer, and his son Fred, operated with a strong sense of beliefs, including doing the right things for our customers, treating Team Members with dignity and respect at all times, giving back to the communities we serve, and maintaining the highest standards in everything we do. Using their example, we have established a culture that is defined by our values: Customers, Competition, Family, Freshness, and Safety and Health.

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Customers

Fred Meijer always said, “Customers don’t need us, we need them.” We focus on our customers and thrive by meeting their needs and exceeding their expectations.

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Freshness

The company is known for freshness. A focus on fresh food, thinking, and innovation makes us better at serving our customers.

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Family

Meijer is a family business. We believe in treating each other with dignity and respect. We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

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Competition

Retailing is a fast-paced business that demands continuous improvement. The company is committed to keeping our competitive spirit strong and staying nimble and flexible to win in the marketplace.

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Safety & Health

The company provides a safe and healthy environment for our Team Members. We create a safe shopping experience for our customers and offer products and services to help our customers lead healthier lives.

Engaging Team Members

Fresh Ideas provides an online community where Team Members are encouraged to submit ideas for improvement, thoughts with leadership, and rate each other’s feedback.

Our well-being program, Be Healthy at Meijer, offers Team Members the opportunity to optimize their health and earn meaningful rewards for
doing so.

A mobile app that keeps Team Members up-to-date on what’s happening in the company, Meijer Wire includes articles, videos, podcasts, and more.

mTeam is our online recognition program and stands for Together Everyone Achieves More. The program allows Team Members to celebrate one another by sending personalized notes and offers a system to accumulate points and redeem them for meaningful rewards.

Our Leadership Development Programs identify and cultivate high performing Team Members. This comprehensive suite of programs fosters experiential learning, leadership skills, and collaboration.