market basketMarket Basket is a chain of grocery stores whose mission is to provide unique shopping experience to its customers. The food products provided are not only fresh, but they are also of great quality, convenient and of a wide variety.


Bruce Thompson and several other grocers in Texas started Market Basket in the year 1961 when the first grocery store was opened. The company is under private ownership and known to serve Louisiana and East Texas. It is linked to about thirty-eight full-service supermarkets. The supermarket stores provide unique value of food items such as quality meats, fresh produce, beautiful floral arrangements and delicious bakery goods. The company has also been offering pharmacy services at specific locations of the grocery stores. Since its inception, Market Basket has tremendously grown and expanded. Currently, the company is among the most successful chains countrywide. Currently, there are at least two thousand store associates. Innovative supermarket solutions combined with a wide range of grocery products are available to meet the evolving needs of customers. The company’s main focus is on positive growth and expansion that will result in more promotions and jobs.


Headquarters: 2420 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX 77627

Number of employees: 2,200 store associates.

No. of stores: 38 supermarket stores

Geography: East Texas, Louisiana

Demographics: Value shoppers, organic and green shoppers

Special services: Courtesy services, florist services, pharmacy services


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