Portland, OR, November 30th, 2017– Fred Meyer announced today it experienced unprecedented sales and store traffic on Black Friday.
“We are so pleased to have had our best Black Friday ever. Our company has strategically worked to align our product assortment and unique shopping experience with what our customers tell us they want,” said Joe Grieshaber, President of Fred Meyer. “Our business is primed for continued growth, and we are excited about what’s in store for 2018.”
This year’s top movers at Fred Meyer were socks, sleepwear, boots, small appliances, seasonal merchandise and décor, toys, tablets and smart home devices.
Fred Meyer Stores, based in Portland, Ore., offers one-stop shopping at its 133 multidepartment stores in four western states. More than 40,000 Fred Meyer associates help customers fill their food, apparel, and general merchandise needs in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Stores range in size from 65,000 to 200,000 square feet and carry more than 250,000 products under one roof.
Additionally, Fred Meyer contributes more than $2 million to communities across the Northwest each year through grants from the Fred Meyer Foundation as well as product donations, cash donations and sponsorships. Fred Meyer also donates more than 4 million pounds of food to local food banks each year via the Perishable Donation Program. Fred Meyer Stores is a division of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). For more information, please visit our Web site at http://www.fredmeyer.com.
Source: Jeffery Temple, Fred Meyer Media Contact