Harps Food Stores

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Harps Food Stores, Inc.
Employee-Owned
Industry Grocery, Fuel
Founded 1930; 87 years ago (1930)
Founders Harvard and Floy Harp
Headquarters Springdale, Arkansas, U.S.
Number of locations
87 (2016)
Key people
Kim Eskew (CEO, President) Roger Collins (Chairman)
Revenue $808 million (2015)
Number of employees
3,350
Website www.harpsfood.com

Harps Food Stores, Inc., based in Springdale, Arkansas, is a chain of 87 supermarkets located across Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas.[1] The company sells both groceries and sporting goods in some larger stores. Harps Food Stores was founded in 1930[2] by Harvard and Floy Harp. In 2001, Harps became employee-owned after buying company shares from the Harp family. The stores are supplied by Kansas City, Kansas based Associated Wholesale Grocers.[3] The company is valued around $550 million, and employed 3,350 people in 2011.[4]

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Arkansas[edit]

Front of Harps Store in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Kansas[edit]

Storefront of Harps Food Store in De Soto, Kansas

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Oklahoma[edit]

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