Trader Joe's

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Trader Joe’s is a national chain of neighborhood grocery stores. We are committed to providing our customers outstanding value in the form of the best quality products at the best everyday prices. Through our rewarding products and knowledgeable, friendly Crew Members, we have been transforming grocery shopping into a welcoming journey full of discovery and fun since 1967.

At Trader Joe's, you won’t find a lot of branded items. Instead, you’ll discover a store full of unique and interesting products, along with everyday basics, in the Trader Joe's label.

Our buyers travel the world searching for products we think are exceptional and will find a following among our customers. To earn a spot on our shelves, each product is submitted to a rigorous tasting panel process, in which every aspect of quality is investigated in context of the price we can offer. If a product is assessed as an outstanding value, it becomes an essential part of the Trader Joe's shopping adventure.

Owned by Aldi Nord. In 1979, owner and CEO of Aldi Nord Theo Albrecht bought the company as a personal investment for his family. Fortune magazine estimated sales to be $1,750 in merchandise per square foot in 2016, more than double the sales generated psf by Whole Foods. So if you're looking at "whole pay check" look at trader joe's and aldi for who has really been pricing abusively for a decade. on behalf of private equity. "When deciding where to open locations, the chain typically looks for areas where the median household income is over $100,000."