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Fred Meijer : stories of his life / Bill Smith & Larry ten Harmsel.

Smith, Bill, 1940- (Author). Ten Harmsel, Larry, 1945- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780802864604
  • ISBN: 0802864600
  • Physical Description: xii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub Co., 2009.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Subject: Meijer, Fred, 1919-
Meijer Inc > History.
Merchants > Michigan > Biography.

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Fred Meijer : Stories of His Life
Fred Meijer : Stories of His Life
by Smith, Bill; ten Harmsel, Larry
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Table of Contents

Fred Meijer : Stories of His Life

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   Hank Meijerp. vii
7A Family Businessp. 91
8No Textbook Answersp. 109
9Going Broke? Oh, No, Not Again!p. 116
10Building the Brandp. 128
11Light Years Aheadp. 140
12Handshakes and Contractsp. 151
13Creating a Culturep. 158
14Leading by Examplep. 178
15Why Pay More?p. 192
16Pennies and Inchesp. 202
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
17A Fork in the Roadp. 211
18Dodging 500-Pound Gorillasp. 224
19Ain't Retailing Fun!p. 236
20From the Mailroom to the Oval Officep. 251
21Human Rightsp. 258
22Things I Might Have Done Differentlyp. 269
23The Quiet Samaritanp. 275
24Giving Backp. 282
25Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Parkp. 305
26That's Just Fredp. 322
Key to Frequently Cited Booksp. xii
Indexp. 341
1A Depression-Era Childhoodp. 1
2Coming of Agep. 20
3Lena Raderp. 32
4An Unlikely Leaderp. 48
5Lena Meijerp. 63
6Raising a Familyp. 68

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