Founded in 1960 by Anthony J. Rouse, Rouses operates a retail chain of grocery stores. Its stores range from 15,000 to more than 70,000 square feet in size. The company s stores offer a range of meat, seafood, bakery, deli and fresh produce items. Its bakery items include fresh fruit cakes, cinnamon rolls, baked pies, cookies and French bread. Its stores seafood departments specialize in seasonal seafood, such as shrimp, crawfish, crabs and fresh fish. The company also offers a variety of floral bouquets, gift cards and personal care items, such as soaps, lotions and skin care products. Rouses employs more than 2,000 people and maintains a location in Slidell, La.