Harps Food Stores, based in Springdale, Arkansas, is a chain of 72 supermarkets located across Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. The company sells both groceries and sporting goods in some larger stores. Harps Food Stores was founded in 1930 by Harvard and Floyd Harp. In 2001, Harps became employee-owned after buying company shares from the Harp family. The stores are supplied by Associated Wholesale Grocers. The company is valued around $500 million, and employed 3,200 people in 2009.