Greenville, MI, United States
Greenville, MI, United States

Meijer, Inc. is a regional American hypermarket chain with its corporate headquarters in Walker, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area; the facility has a Grand Rapids, Michigan address. Founded in 1934 as a supermarket chain, Meijer is credited with pioneering the modern supercenter concept in 1962. About half of the company's 200 stores are located in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, with additional locations in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Meijer has no affiliation with Fred Meyers. Meijer will sell some Fred Meyers brand food items. The chain was ranked No. 23 on Forbes' 2011 list of "America's Largest Private Companies" and 19 in Fortune's 2008 "The 35 largest U.S. private companies". Supermarket News ranked Meijer No. 12 in the 2007 "Top 75 North American Food Retailers" based on 2006 fiscal year estimated sales of $13.2 billion. Based on 2013 revenue, Meijer is the 27th-largest retailer in the United States. Wikipedia.


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A print media coupon may be converted to a virtual print media coupon by a device which captures an image of information on the print media coupon and which creates the virtual print media coupon based on the captured image. The virtual print media coupon may be stored in a virtual coupon repository associated with a customer of a retail enterprise that controls the repository, and/or may be stored in another memory. Alternatively or additionally, a virtual print media coupon displayed on a mobile device may be stored in the virtual coupon repository after scanning during the purchase transaction.


Patent
Meijer | Date: 2017-06-14

The invention relates to a drill stand, comprising a base (1) for supporting a drill holder, said base (1) comprising at least four leveling feet (9, 10, 11, 12) for leveling said base (1), said leveling feet (9, 10, 11, 12) being positioned at corners (2, 3, 4, 5) of a quadrangle. The drill stand is characterized in that the base (1) further comprises a fifth leveling foot (13), said fifth foot (13) being positioned substantially in between two adjacent feet (9, 10, 11, 12). The invention also relates to a base (1) for a drill stand and to a method for leveling a drill stand according to the invention.


Patent
Meijer | Date: 2015-10-15

A computer system (100) for use by a retailer with a restricted use consumer coupons (100) includes a point of sale (POS) computer (201) for providing information regarding redemption of restricted use coupons at the POS. A central promotion server (203) is used for communicating with the POS computer (201) for storing restricted use coupon data. A validation computer (205) is used for rendering restricted use coupon data from the retailer or customer and providing the data to the central promotion server (203). The retailer can then provide restricted use coupons containing traceable data to a server (211) for distribution to consumers through one or more of channels of trade.


Patent
Meijer | Date: 2015-06-24

A shoe 1 is provided with a heel 5 as well as an embellishment 7 fitted around the heel and which is detachably clamped around the heel. The embellishment 7 comprises a clamping bracket 9 as well as an ornament 11 which has the look of an artistically shaped artificial flower. The clamping bracket 9 has a slightly conical shape as has the top part of the heel 5 of the shoe, where the angle of the conical shape of the clamping bracket and that of a part of the heel are equal. The clamping bracket 9 is closely fitting around the entire periphery of the heel 5. In consequence, the clamping effect results in a firm fixation of the embellishment to the heel. The look of the shoe according to the invention can be simply adapted by exchanging the embellishment as a result of which this shoe can be used on different occasions.


A system and method of providing a customer with product purchase guidance in a retail environment may include controlling a display with a processor to display to display a plurality of selectable bulb type GUI elements each corresponding to a different one of a plurality of light bulb types, controlling the display device to display one or more selectable bulb technology GUI elements each corresponding to a different one of one or more light bulb technologies in which a selected one of the light bulb types is manufactured, controlling the display device to display one or more selectable bulb variant GUI elements each corresponding to a different one of one or more variants in which a selected light bulb technology of the selected light bulb type is manufactured, and, controlling the display device to display a selected variant of the selected light bulb technology of the selected light bulb type.


In a system and method for obtaining out of stock inventory at a retail enterprise, stored product codes are associated with one or more store codes and each associated store code is associated with an inventory number. The product codes identify products for sale, the store codes identify stores that normally stock the identified products and each inventory number identifies the number of the products in inventory at each store. In response to a wirelessly received product code, store code and customer code, a processor determines the stored product code that matches the wirelessly received product code, the associated store code that matches the wirelessly received store code and its associated inventory number, and controls a communication circuit to wirelessly transmit a notification message to the mobile communication device that transmitted the codes. The notification message illustratively relates to the availability within the retail enterprise of the identified product.


In a system and method for tracking employee time and attendance, device codes stored in a database are each associated with a corresponding identity of one of a plurality of enterprise facilities, employee codes stored in a database are each associated with a different employee of the business enterprise, and in response to wirelessly received information including a device code and an employee code, one of the plurality of device codes in the database is identified that matches the wirelessly received device code, the enterprise facility associated in the database with the matching device code is identified, the employee code that matches the wirelessly received employee code is determined, and in an employee attendance record identified with the matching employee code, the identified of facility, a calendar date and time of day at which the wirelessly received information was wirelessly received are logged.


A system and method that links point-of-sale purchases to shopper membership accounts includes a database in which each of one or more electronic payment systems specified by a customer is associated with one of a plurality of enterprise membership service identification codes stored in the database that uniquely identifies the customer as one of a plurality of shopper members of an enterprise membership service program associated with a retail enterprise. In response to tender of an electronic payment system to the point-of-sale system as part of a transaction for the purchase of items, information about the items is stored in one of a plurality of purchase histories that is associated with the one of the plurality of enterprise membership service identification codes that is associated with one of at least two specified electronic payment systems that matches the tendered electronic payment system.


In a system and method for filling post-discharge medications of a hospital patient a first receive signal carries a consent indicator indicating consent by the hospital patient or a caregiver of the hospital patient to fill at least one post-discharge medication prescribed or to be prescribed to the hospital patient, a second received signal carries an identifier of one of a plurality of affiliated retail pharmacies at which to fill the at least one post-discharge medication, the consent indicator is transmitted to a Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) service used by a physician of the hospital patient to process the at least one post-discharge medical prescription prescribed thereby in order to gain access to the at least one medical prescription prescribed by the patients physician, the at least one medical prescription from the PBM service is received based on the consent indicator, and the obtained at least one medical prescription is transmitted to the identified one of the plurality of retail pharmacies with instructions to fill the at least one medical prescription.


A system for processing a received virtual coupon to determine whether it is fraudulent includes a database having stored therein fraudulent coupon data for one or more fraudulent coupons, and a database containing a virtual repository for storing virtual coupons of a specified customer of a retail enterprise. A processor is operable to receive a virtual coupon from the specified customer and then decline to store it in the virtual repository or delete or disable it after storing if the received virtual coupon is determined to be fraudulent by comparing it to the fraudulent coupon data.

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