Fred Meyer is a multidepartment store chain operated by The Kroger Company, which is one of the largest grocery retailers in the United States that owns many grocery and multidepartment stores. Established in 1922, Fred Meyer stores each have an area of more than 150,000 square feet and offers over 200,000 food, apparel and general merchandise products. The multidepartment store offers a broad selection of products, such as apparel, shoes, accessories, electronics, and paint and hardware. It provides a range of products from various brands, including Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Kitchen Aid, Skechers, Dockers, Panasonic, Nikon, Apple and Canon. With a presence in Palmer, Alaska, Fred Meyer is one of the largest multidepartment store groups in the U.S.