Alaska Commercial Company is a retailer that provides groceries and general merchandise in more than 30 stores throughout Alaska. The company operates through grocery, general merchandise, meat, bakery, deli and food court departments. The company has a professional staff of more than 600 employees. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of The North West Company, which is one of the oldest providers of food and everyday products and services across Canada and Alaska. The North West Company has been operational for more than 300 years and has a professional staff of over 3,500 employees. Alaska Commercial Company has been operational for more than 150 years and maintains a presence in Kotzebue, Alaska.