Shopko Weekly Ad – Shopko (Shopko formerly up to June 2007) is a chain of retail stores based in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. Shopko was founded in 1962 by James Reuben, and its first store opened in Green Bay. From 1991 to 2005, publicly held company, with shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SKO. In December 2005, the company was acquired by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners and returned to private ownership. In 1999, Shopko purchased Pamida, a regional discount chain operating primarily in smaller communities of 3,000 to 8,000 people. Shopko Pamida operate as a separate division until 2007, when it was separated from Shopko Pamida and restored as a separate company. In 2012, Shopko and Pamida join a company. Shortly thereafter, most of Pamida stores were rebranded as Shopko Hometown.
Chicago pharmacist James Ruben moved to Green Bay, where he opened his first store Shopco at 216 S. Military Avenue in 1962. It predicted a large retail store health services combined with retail operations. As a result, Shopco became one of the first chains to offer services such as a pharmacy and care center inside look at the store. [Citation needed] The name later [when?] Is amended to “Shopko” dropping “c” and replacing it with an uppercase “K”. In 2007, the logo was updated and the spelling was changed to “Shopko” with a lower case “k”. Shopko Express stores maintain the old style logo until the fall of 2008, when a new store in downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin opened.
readmore: Shopko Weekly Ad February 16 – 25, 2017.