Meijer Study Suggests Closer To Home Consumer Spending

In a customer study, Meijer found that 60% of shoppers plan to spend the same money on food and gifts this holiday season as they have in the past but will splurge on those closest to them, with kids being particular beneficiaries.

Meijer Reveals Holiday Deals

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.

Meijer Rolls Out Face Mask Requirement

To help ensure the continued health and safety of its team members and customers, Meijer said it is requiring all customers wear a face mask or face covering when shopping at any Meijer store or Meijer Express station throughout the Midwest. The requirement goes into effect July 20.

Executive Profile
Ryan Yarnell, Buyer, Housewares, Meijer

According to vendors polled by HOMEWORLD BUSINESS, Ryan Yarnell, housewares buyer at Meijer, has been critical to successes with the Meijer brand because of his relationship building as well as his focus on creating sales opportunities even when one may not be obvious. These and other attributes have landed him to a spot on the list of 2020 Impact Merchants.

Meijer Wins EPA SmartWay Awards

For the second consecutive year, Meijer was named a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Excellence Award winner in two categories simultaneously, as a shipper and carrier.

Meijer Expands Shop & Scan To All Stores

Meijer has completed a 15-month initiative to offer Shop & Scan technology at all of its stores across the Midwest, rolling out the advanced checkout option to 44 stores throughout southeastern Michigan. 

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