About Omaha Steaks (from Wikipedia)
Omaha Steaks International, Inc., known as Omaha Steaks, manufactures, markets, and distributes steaks, red meats, and gourmet foods.
The company was founded in 1917 as a single butcher shop in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha Steaks is a ﬁfth-generation, privately held family business, that is now one of America’s largest marketers of beef. Omaha Steaks also owns an affiliate company, World Port Seafood.
Omaha Steaks are shipped directly to customers packed in insulated coolers chilled with ice. The company also operates retail stores, which carry the same products as offered through mail order. The company uses a variety of marketing techniques, including mail order, telesales, telemarketing, retail sales and Internet-based sales. Besides its retail stores, food-service operation, catalogs and direct mail, Omaha Steaks also includes business-to-business gifts and incentives, special markets and a website.
As of April 2013, Omaha Steaks is listed by the Omaha Chamber of Commerce as the 22nd largest employer in the city of Omaha. The company hires 2,500 seasonal employees. Some of which are hired to add to company’s permanent work force of about 1,800. Omaha Steaks is the largest small parcel direct shipper of gourmet foods in the US. Its 400-item product line generates revenue of about $450 million in annual sales– a total of about 4 million packages a year.