73. Hank & Doug Mei­jer

Forbes - - PROMOTION — DAN FRANCIS -

The broth­ers run the $16.6 billion (es­ti­mated sales) Mid­west gro­cery chain Mei­jer, which was founded in 1934 by their fa­ther and grand­fa­ther. It pi­o­neered the idea of one-stop shop­ping—now the sta­ple of com­peti­tors like Walmart—when it opened Thrifty Acres, sell­ing gro­ceries, cloth­ing and toys all un­der one roof.

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