Houchens Market is a conventional grocery store chain that operates more than 20 locations in Kentucky. Its stores feature full-service meat, produce, deli and bakery departments. The chain is a part of Houchens Industries, which has been operational since 1917. The parent company has a staff of over 16,000 employees. It serves clients in North America and other countries. Houchens Industries has several retail grocery and convenience stores and quick-to-service restaurants. It also provides insurance, stock brokerage and financial services. The privately owned company maintains various businesses that include Whites Fresh Food, Subway, Sheldons Express Pharmacy and Insurance Specialists. Houchens Industries has a partnership with the YMCA of Southeast Missouri.