C&K Market, Inc. is a small independent grocery retailer based in Medford, Oregon. In 2013, the company was 29th on the “Top 50 Small Chains & Independents” in the country. In 2012, the Portland Business Journal ranked the company as the healthiest employer with 1,500+ employees in the state of Oregon. Operators of several retail banners, C&K Market spans much of Oregon and Northern California. Their flagship retail banner is Ray’s Food Place, a full-service grocery store that emphasizes quality fresh products with a local flair. The Shop Smart banner emphasizes convenience and value, while the C&K Market banner is focused on serving small communities, in a unique limited assortment format. Today, there are 38 stores in Oregon and northern California, and the company is employee-owned through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) trust that was established in December 2020.
The headquarters of C&K Market, Inc. is located in Medford, Oregon, positioned to support each of the store locations.