Thrifty Drug was founded in 1957 by Mr. Douglas Stark, Mr. Jack Lindoo and Mr. Edward Olsen.
Store #1 for Thrifty Drug Stores was located in Brainerd, MN. Today Thrifty White Pharmacy's center of competitive commitment remains the rural midwest, with over 80+ locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana and Wisconsin. The company's primary focus is pharmacy business along with associated drug store operations. The pharmacy, health aids, cosmetics, photo, giftware and greeting card departments are the core departments the business is built around