The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States. The company’s combination food and drug stores provide natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce. Its multi-department stores sell a range of general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry. The company’s marketplace stores include full-service grocery and pharmacy departments, as well as general merchandise area that offer outdoor living products, electronics, home goods, and toys. Its price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, health, and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. In addition, the company operates convenience stores, fine jewelry stores, and fuel centers. As of January 28, 2012, it operated 2,435 supermarkets and multi-department stores, 1,090 of which had fuel centers, as well as operated 791 convenience stores and 348 fine jewelry stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.