Meijer: Answers to the Most Commonly Asked Questions

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Meijer is a supercenter chain that was founded in 1934 by a man named Hendrik Meijer. The company started as a smaller grocery store in Greenville, Michigan. In 1962, Meijer launched its first “supercenter” store in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Today, Meijer has 259 stores and is the go-to grocery store for a large number of the population in the Midwestern United States area.
Here are the most commonly asked questions about Meijer and the answers to them.

Is it Meijer or Meijers?

Meijer's old supermarket name
Meijer used to be called Meijer’s

A lot of people today call the store “Meijers” with an “s” on the end. Although today the name is just “Meijer”, the company did start out different, as shown in the photo above. The company was renamed to “Meijer” in 1986.

Is Meijer open on holidays?

Meijer runs regular store hours on ALL U.S. holidays, with the exception of Christmas. Most stores will be open on Christmas Day, but some may close early.

What payment methods does Meijer accept?

Meijer stores currently accept the following payment methods:
Debit cards
All major U.S. credit cards
Reloadable Mastercard and Visa cards
Apple Pay
Samsung Pay
Google Pay

Does Meijer cash checks?

Meijer does not cash any sort of checks, payroll, or tax refunds.

Does Meijer cash lottery tickets?

Most Meijer locations will cash your lottery tickets for you. Visit your local Meijer to learn more.

Does Meijer deliver?

Meijer partners with Shipt and Instacart to bring you convenient, same-day, grocery delivery. You can order delivery through the Meijer app or website, or through the Shipt or Instacart app.

Who owns Meijer?

Brothers Hank and Doug Meijer own the chain together. The brothers took over the company in 1990 from their father, Frederik Meijer.

Does Meijer sell stamps?

Meijer sells stamps at all of their locations. You can purchase them either at the customer service area or at a checkout/self-checkout.

Does Meijer price match?

Meijer does not price match with its competitors. However, you may be eligible for some money back if you missed a sale. If an item goes on sale shortly after you bought it, contact Meijer within 10 days of purchase to be compensated for the difference.

Does Meijer drug test?

Meijer does drug test some employees. However, it will depend on the position and the store location.

Does Meijer do bottle returns?

Most Meijer locations have a designated area with bottle return machines for your convenience.

Does Meijer have Coinstar?

All Meijer stores have a Coinstar machine somewhere along the front of the store.

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