Meijer Inc. is the regional hypermarket chain in America that has its corporate headquarters in the city of Walker in Michigan that is again situated in the Metropolitan area of Grand Rapids. This supermarket chain was initiated in the year 1934 that actually pioneered the supercenter concept that came to the fore in the year 1965. The company is now operating near about 200 stores and half of these stores are situated in Michigan. Other stores are located in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. In the Forbes's List of "America's Largest Privately Owned Companies", the organization ranked #13. Another organization named Supermarket News ranked this company as No. 12.