Ingles Markets, established in 1965, operates a supermarket chain throughout the Southeast. The company s supermarkets offer a range of food products, nonfood products and private-label items. It operates book sections, media centers, floral and bakery departments, premium coffee kiosks and delicatessen sections in its supermarkets. It also offers in-store pharmacies and on-site fuel centers. Headquartered in Asheville, N.C., the company operates more than 190 supermarkets and over 70 neighborhood shopping centers. In addition, Ingles Markets operates fluid dairy processing and shopping center rental businesses. It sells its dairy and juice products to wholesale grocery distributors. The company s Ingles Advantage Card provides discounts exclusive to cardholders and a chance to enter in special events and sweepstakes. Through its Tools for Schools program, the company gives back to the schools a portion of the total sales to be used by the schools to purchase computers and school supplies. It also offers online coupons of several denominations. Its Ingles Gift & Shopping Card enables cardholders to save money on purchase of gas at any Ingles Gas Express. The company has more than 16,000 employees and maintains a store in Dacula, Ga.