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A legend in the world of retail died on Black Friday

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich -- A legend in the world of retail died on Black Friday.

Fred Meijer passed away on the biggest shopping day of the year.

Meijer was credited for starting the super-center store format in the 1960s. His store became a staple all over the Midwest. By 2009 Meijer had 180 stores.

He suffered a stroke at his home in Grand Rapids on Thursday and died early Friday morning.

Meijer and his wife gave millions to many causes around the Grand Rapids area.

Meijer was 91.

 

 

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