The Fresh Market, Inc., (The Fresh Market) is a specialty retailer. The Company focuses on perishable product categories, which include meat, seafood, produce, deli, bakery, floral, sushi and prepared foods. The Fresh Market�s non-perishable product categories consist of grocery and dairy products, as well as specialty foods, including bulk, coffee and candy, and beer and wine. As of January 29, 2012, The Fresh Market operated 113 stores in 21 states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic United States. In October 2011, the Company formed The Fresh Market Gift Company, LLC (Giftco), as a wholly owned subsidiary. Giftco was formed to administer the Company�s gift card program. The Company�s gift selection includes candles, cookbooks, kitchen items and seasonal and holiday gift baskets.