In operation since 1962, ShopKo has two divisions, including ShopKo and ShopKo Express Rx. It employs more than 16,000 staff personnel in over 13 states and operates nearly 135 stores. ShopKo is a part of Sun Capital Partners, which is one of the leading private investment firms that focuses on leveraged buyouts, equity, debt and a variety of other investments. ShopKo operates various multidepartment retail stores that offer a range of home, family basics, casual apparel, health care and seasonal products. It offers products of various brands, including Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Kitchen Aid, Fisher-Price and Sony. In addition, its private label brands include Bailey's Point, NorthCrest, Energy Zone, Soft Sensations, Soon to Be and Green Soda. ShopKo has a location in Albert Lea, Minn.