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American Cancer Society in Juneau Receives More than $3,500 from Fred Meyer Customers and Employees

...Fund, with the coin box donations. "It may not seem like much, but those small donations really add up," said Melinda Merrill, public affairs director for Fred Meyer Stores. "Cancer research and awareness is an area that so many of our employees...
Alaska Digest

...island on outbound Egan Drive re-opened for business Tuesday afternoon after a computer problem shut it down Sunday. Melinda Merrill, director of Public Affairs for Fred Meyer in Portland, Ore., said the store resumed gas sales at about 3 p...
'Going Rogue' copies reach booksellers in Juneau in 11th hour

...11th hour if it would be available on time. Local Fred Meyer's employees referred comment to corporate spokeswoman Melinda Merrill out of Portland, Ore., who initially said Monday evening that it was unclear if Juneau's store would have the...
Fred Meyer Stores raises $63,000 for Haiti relief

...Without our generous and compassionate customers, we would not be able to make an initiative like this happen," said Melinda Merrill, public affairs director for Fred Meyer Stores. "Even the smallest individual donation of a few coins can add up...
Retailer urges more use of reusable bags

...takes a long time to degrade, not to mention the resources and the room it takes up," said company spokeswoman Melinda Merrill. The average family uses 400 plastic bags per year, according to the chain. A coupon offers three reusable bags...
Is Juneau's labor pool drying up?

...competition with Fred Meyer and other entry-level employers for workers. "Juneau has always been a tough market," said Melinda Merrill, Fred Meyer spokeswoman. Juneau's largest retailer, Fred Meyer completed a major expansion and remodeling earlier...
Drivers fume even as fuel prices drop

...prices either, but they can't do anything about geography. Juneau's relative isolation is a big culprit, said Melinda Merrill, a spokeswoman for Fred Meyer stores. Anchorage, for example, is near a refinery. Fred Meyer ships its gas to...
Business Digest

...first Starbucks opened for business in the recently expanded Fred Meyer store Monday, said Fred Meyer spokeswoman Melinda Merrill. The coffee shop is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily at 8181 Old Glacier Highway. State agency offers rural Internet...
Retailers ring in shopping season

...its socks sale on Black Friday, opened at 5 a.m. "We are optimistic" about consumer spending this year, said Melinda Merrill, public affairs director for Fred Meyer stores. "Our back-to-school and Halloween shopping season were strong...
Fred Meyer customers raise $4,658 for Juneau School District

...70,000 for that organization. "Our customers have really made a difference with their small change donations, and we're so pleased to be able to support local schools with these funds," company spokesperson Melinda Merrill said.
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