MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Meyer Jewelers division of Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has selected TD Retail Card Services to take over the private label credit card program for its Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers stores.
Under the agreement, the Mahwah, N.J.-based business unit of TD will direct all facets of the program for the company's 344 fine jewelry stores in 32 states. The Portland, Ore.-based company ranks as the nation's third largest fine jewelry retailer, with stores located in malls, as well as within select Fred Meyer and Kroger Marketplace stores.
Following the move to TD Retail Card Services, Fred Meyer Jewelers' cardholders will continue to be able to avail themselves of a number of financing options, including various interest-free offerings.
"Our partnership with TD Retail Card Services represents our continual effort to upgrade and improve our customers' shopping experience. We are very excited to be able to offer customers even more savings and additional benefits with new and improved special financing, helping them celebrate life's special occasions with the timeless gift of fine jewelry," says Peter Engel, president of Fred Meyer Jewelers.
About TD Retail Card Services
Based in Mahwah, N.J., TD Retail Card Services (formerly Shoppers Charge Accounts Co.) ranks among the nation's largest private label credit card companies. A division of TD Bank, N.A., the company launches and administers new credit card portfolios for brick-and-mortar, internet and catalog merchants, and acquires retailers' existing credit card portfolios. For more information, visit www.TDRetailCardServices.com.
About Fred Meyer Jewelers
Founded in 1973, Fred Meyer Jewelers is the nation's third-largest fine jewelry retailer operating approximately 344 jewelry stores in 32 states under the Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers brand names. The stores carry a broad assortment of engagement and wedding rings, fine jewelry for women and men, and brand-name watches. Fred Meyer Jewelers, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fred Meyer Stores, Inc., which was acquired in 1999 by The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), one of the nation's largest grocery retailers. For more information on Fred Meyer Jewelers, visit FredMeyerJewelers.com, Facebook.com/fredmeyerjeweler or follow them at Twitter.com/fmjeweler.
SOURCE TD Retail Card Services