January 27, 2012

Meijer announced Friday some structural changes to its business, including the appointment of a chief operating officer, a newly created position.

January 24, 2012

Meijer's stores in Michigan will "prominently" feature 49 products made in the state as part of a program to promote local businesses, the mass merchandise retailer said.

November 29, 2011

Frederik Meijer, the founder of the supercenter retail chain of the same name, died Nov. 25. He was 91.

November 3, 2011

Meijer has launched a chainwide effort to position its pharmacy staff as diabetes specialists.

September 15, 2011

Safeway and Wegmans ranked highest across all customer service elements, according to a survey by Empathica.

August 24, 2011

Meijer announced that it has opened a new, smaller-format grocery store in the Chicago area.

August 16, 2011

A weight-loss supplement developed by a pair of Wayne State University professors has gained distribution through Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, ArtJen Complexus announced Monday.

August 16, 2011

A take-home allergy test called MyAllergyTest will be available beginning Oct. 1 in retail markets in the Midwest through a partnership between supplier ImmuneTech and Meijer, ImmuneTech announced Tuesday.

August 9, 2011

After exceeding more than $2 million in food and donations, Meijer announced that it once again has launched the Simply Give campaign throughout its stores.

July 26, 2011

Meijer announced that it is opening a new concept store in the Chicago suburb of Melrose Park that will provide a tailored grocery offering and a broad variety of general merchandise.

July 18, 2011

An e-cigarette brand announced that its disposable e-cigarettes now are available at H-E-B and Meijer stores.

July 12, 2011

Despite the common perception that kids are always reluctant to eat their greens, a new survey by Midwest retailer Meijer found that almost 6-in-10 adults don’t think they’re eating enough fruits and vegetables, while kids seem to be eating enough.

June 29, 2011

Meijer's free prenatal vitamins prescription program filled its 1 millionth prescription this week, the company announced Wednesday.

June 7, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials, whose products are sold at such retailers as The Vitamin Shoppe, Whole Foods, H-E-B, Meijer and Fred Meyer, has announced the launch of its all-natural baby care line.

June 1, 2011

A line of popped whole grain crisps has expanded to include three new varieties.

May 31, 2011

Dr. Sears Family Essentials on Tuesday announced the flavor line extension of its Cool Fuel ready-to-drink shakes, adding chocolate banana to its lineup.

May 31, 2011

Meijer announced that its most recent food pantry donation program has exceeded $2 million in total food donations.

April 27, 2011

Just a few months after launching its Doorstep Grocer program, Meijer is allowing its online shoppers to order items and have the merchandise shipped to a local store at no cost.

April 25, 2011

The Midwest is known for flat landscapes and fertile farm fields stretching to the horizon, but it also is home to one of the country’s oldest and most successful mass merchandise chains — one with a long history of strong emphasis on pharmacy programs.


Where a growing number of chains have adopted generic discount programs, Meijer has taken to giving many drugs away for free. The list of medications that customers can obtain at no charge now includes metformin for Type 2 diabetes, prenatal vitamins and most antibiotics.


March 23, 2011

Meijer is continuing its pantry donation program by kicking off a springtime campaign.

March 14, 2011

A Midwest retailer announced it would invest $75 million in a major remodel project that would benefit stores in two states.

March 1, 2011

A weight-loss supplement has gained retail distribution in Weis Markets.

January 31, 2011

Looking to foray into online sales, Meijer is launching a new grocery service for its customers.

January 4, 2011

Meijer last week announced its donation of 35 reconditioned semi-tractors to local food banks, academic organizations and law enforcement throughout the Midwest.