Trader Joe's facts for kids
Trader Joe's in Amherst, New York
|When it was created|
|People who started it||Joe Coulombe|
|Headquarters||Monrovia, California, US|
|Number of locations||
474 (as of 12 October 2017[update])503 (2019)
|Key people||Dan Bane (Chairman & CEO)|
|Things made||Private label staple foods, organic foods and specialty products|
|Money earned||US$13.3 billion (FY 2017)|
By November 2019, Trader Joe's had over 503 stores nationwide in 42 states and Washington, D.C.
The first Trader Joe's store was opened by founder Joe Coulombe in 1967 in Pasadena, California. It was owned by German entrepreneur Theo Albrecht from 1979 until his death in 2010, when ownership passed to his heirs.
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