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Dedicated to Service & Quality For over 60 years, Menards has been a family-owned and operated company committed to providing high-quality Guest service and product selection. We pride ourselves in supporting our communities with well-stocked, clean, and maintained stores, the lowest prices in town, and an atmosphere where our Guests are always treated like family. Dedicated to Your Success Menards is a promote-from-within company dedicated to the development of our “home grown” leaders. We offer a variety of advancement programs designed to coach and develop our Team Members, enhance their skillsets, and help them move up the ladder to achieve their career goals. With over 330 retail store locations, we offer endless opportunities to advance at our retail stores, general office, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.
McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s. About 80% of the restaurants are run by franchisees or affiliates.
We admit it — we’re spoiled. We get to wake up each morning and go to the best place to work and shop. A great place to live, great people to work with and a great company with values you can really believe in — it’s really rare in retail. And even more rare to find among a $1 billion company. Those hometown values are still with us and are entwined in our DNA today. PEOPLE FIRST is what we always say, but it’s what we really believe. So our career opportunities are all about fostering and promoting professional plus personal growth of the whole person. What that means is that not only do we promote learning hard and soft skills — there’s an emphasis on well-being. It may seem silly but it’s true: a “better you” means a “better us.” And the best news? We have associates who know how to work smart and have fun. Today we’re 9,000+ strong — a company of passionate, engaged people who value a collaborative culture and are committed to connecting with one another, along with our customers. Our stores are located in hometowns across the U.S. and Canada. And our home office positions are located in Duluth, Minnesota. Nestled in the belly of beautiful Lake Superior, Duluth is home to a vibrant art, restaurant and music scene and an incredible community of people that care. It’s where we opened our very first store and our headquarters are still here — we take pride in our roots, supporting the progress of our town that has supported us for so many years. The aerial lift bridge just across the bay offers breath-taking views that inspire us to be the best we can be out there while remaining grounded in our hometown roots. Loving where you work and the lifestyle that comes with it is key to us. We’re committed to a culture that helps you grow while still feeling at home. So our benefits are dedicated to supporting the total wellness, education, motivation and empowerment of our associates to lead healthy lives both at work and at home.
Zumiez is a leading specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories, and hardgoods for young people who want to express their individuality.
For some sandwich fans, the company with two first names is the first choice for subs. Jimmy John's Franchise operates and franchises more than 1, 000quick-service Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops in more than 35 mostly midwestern states. The chain's menu features submarine-style sandwiches made with a variety of toppings and carrying such names as Big John, J.J. Gargantuan, and Vito. Jimmy John's also serves club sandwiches made with whole wheat or French bread. The company's restaurants typically offer carryout and delivery services along with some limited seating. Chairman "Jimmy" John Liautaud started the Jimmy John's chain in 1983.
The Cato Corporation caters to fashion-minded Southerners on a budget. The retailer operates about 1,285 apparel stores in 30 states (primarily in the Southeast) under the names Cato, Cato Fashions, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, and It's Fashion Metro. Its mostly private-label merchandise selection includes misses', juniors', girls', and plus-sized casualwear, career clothing, coats, shoes, and accessories geared to low- and middle-income customers, mostly females aged 18 to 50. Cato's stores are typically located in shopping centers anchored by a Wal-Mart store or another major discounter or supermarket. Founded in 1946, the company is led by chairman John Cato, the third generation of Catos in the family business.
Safeway is proud to serve neighborhoods across the country with the freshest groceries at a great value. We offer innovative products and programs that seek to improve consumers’ health and quality of life. The employees that make this possible are the heart of our company, and they are an essential part of our strong heritage and clear vision for the future. We are proud to offer products and programs that seek to improve shoppers’ quality of life, such as our innovative pharmacies and brands like Eating Right® and O Organics®. We currently own over 1,400 stores, in addition to operating warehouse distribution centers, manufacturing plants and regional supermarkets, including Vons, Pavilions, Carrs/Safeway, Randall’s and Tom Thumb. The success of our company is built on the supportive leadership and collaborative employees who work on our teams.
QuikTrip provides a quick fix for those on the go. QuikTrip (QT) owns and operates more than 580 gasoline/convenience stores in 10 states, mostly in the central US. QT stores, which average 4,600 sq. ft., feature the company's own QT brand of gas and diesel fuel, as well as brand-name beverages, candy, and tobacco, and QT's Quik 'n Tasty and HOTZI lines of sandwiches. QT's 15-plus travel centers offer scales, food, fuel, showers, and other services for truckers. The firm's FleetMaster program offers commercial trucking companies detailed reports showing drivers' product purchases, amounts spent, and odometer readings. QT was co-founded in 1958 by chairman Chester Cadieux. His son Chet runs the firm.
Keeping the drive-in burger joint alive sounds like a good idea to this company. SONIC operates the largest chain of quick-service drive-ins in the US, with more than 3,600 locations throughout the country. The chain has a significant presence in the South, namely in Texas. The eateries offer a menu of hamburgers, chili cheese hot dogs (Coneys), onion rings, and tater tots, along with cherry limeades and frozen desserts. Most locations offer drive-thru service and some have indoor seating. The company operates and has a majority interest in about 175 of the restaurants, while the rest are operated by franchisees. We pride ourselves on being a company that brings together unique brands and aims to make them stronger than ever before – and we need a diverse set of voices to achieve our vision. Only by providing an inclusive work environment that elevates team members of all backgrounds can we ensure that we have the best people to deliver exceptional service to our guests, a positive working environment for our team members and excellent results for our stakeholders.
Need a putting green for the office? How about an alarm clock that responds to your spoken commands? Then Brookstone is the place for you. It sells gifts, gadgets, and other doodads targeted primarily to men through about 300 stores in some 40 states; Washington, DC; and Puerto Rico. The company's products fall into categories such as electronics, travel, time and weather, outdoor living, fitness, and automotive. Brookstone also sells its wares online and through its eponymous catalog. Because gifts contribute to most of its sales, the company operates temporary kiosks during Father's day and busy holiday seasons. Brookstone is owned by a consortium led by Osim International, J.W. Childs, and Temasek Holdings.