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Retail Leader magazine, a publication of Stagnito Media and the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association, recently came out with a Top 10 list of the World’s Most Popular Grocery Retailers – companies that excel in the areas of innovation, customer interaction, operations management and overall shopping experience. One analyst noted that these stores “differentiate themselves from the competition and [...]
Tune in to Iowa Public Television’s “Market to Market” show next Friday to see the Urbandale Hy-Vee featured in a story about the proliferation of gluten-free products in Iowa stores. Urbandale has one of the largest gluten-free sections around — two full aisles and seven refrigerator/freezer doors in the HealthMarket devoted to products free from [...]
What a day! Hy-Vee stores across eight states sponsored their annual Veterans Breakfast yesterday, and once again, it was a smashing success. When the numbers are added up this year, we will have served more than 80,000 free breakfasts to veterans and active-duty military members. As Jon Richardson, store director at Indianola Hy-Vee, told me: [...]
It’s here — Hy-Vee’s answer to the high cost of gasoline. Sign up for a Fuel Saver card at any Hy-Vee, Hy-Vee Drugstore or Hy-Vee convenience store and you’ll never have to pay retail price for gas again. When you buy specially marked Fuel Saver items each week, you earn discounts that are loaded onto [...]
When Nate Swalley transferred to the Hy-Vee store in Johnston, Iowa in 2005, the first customer he met was Mert Hansen. Neither man knew it at the time, but it was to become a relationship that would change both their lives. Read the heartwarming story here at www.hy-vee.com.