Fred Meyer Jewelers first began inside of Fred Meyer stores in 1973 and turned out to be an immediate success. Fred Meyer Jewelers quickly grew into a prominent fine jeweler in their own right. An expansion explosion began in 1995 when Fred Meyer Jewelers acquired 23 jewelry stores operating under a variety of names in California and Washington. Next followed another expansion, adding 49 more stores and acquiring a national presence with locations from California to Maryland and Washington to Wisconsin.
Then in 1997, growth struck again when 44 Fox’s Jewelers in 6 Midwestern states were acquired. Most recently in October 1998, Fred Meyer Jewelers acquired Littman Jewelers, a prestigious East Coast chain with 123 stores.
Like Fred Meyer stores, Fred Meyer Jewelers delivers Customers a completely satisfying shopping experience that results in an excellent value for their time and money. It’s a winning combination. During a time when many jewelry chains have shrunk or closed completely, Fred Meyer Jewelers has catapulted to become the 3rd largest retail jeweler in the United States.
In 1999, Fred Meyer, Inc. merged with The Kroger Co., one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers. The result is a winning combination that is taking retailing to the next level. Today, you’ll find Fred Meyer Jewelers in malls, select Fred Meyer stores, select Kroger Marketplace stores, and online at http://www.fredmeyerjewelers.com, continuing to offer the ultimate in convenience, quality, value and customer service.
Fred Meyer Jewelers operates under the banners, Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers.