|Headquarters:||Green Bay, WI|
Shopko (formerly ShopKo until May 2007) is a chain of retail stores based in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, near Green Bay. With approximately 16,000 employees, the company has a presence in 13 states, and generates annual sales of approximately $2.2 billion. Shopko was founded in 1962 by James Ruben, and its first store opened at 216 S. Military Avenue in Green Bay. From 1991 to 2005, the company was publicly held, with stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SKO.