Hy-Vee partners with first responders across the Midwest to launch Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays community initiative

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs Help Hy-Vee Feed Families in Need WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Dec. 14, 2017) that it is partnering with first responders in seven cities across the Midwest for a community initiative called Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays. Over the next week, Hy-Vee […]

Hy-Vee now offers E15 eco-friendly fuel option

Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly Gas Now Available  WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. now offers E15 at five locations across its eight-state region. The Hy-Vee convenience store located at 3120 Agency Street in Burlington, Iowa, is the latest store to offer the eco-friendly fuel option. With the addition of E15, […]

Hy-Vee Opens Telepharmacy Location at Manson, Iowa

Hy-Vee Opens Telepharmacy Location at Former Medicap Pharmacy WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. has expanded its pharmacy access to Manson, Iowa, with a new telepharmacy location that opened last week. “We are thrilled to provide Hy-Vee pharmacy services and maintain a personal pharmacist connection for residents in Manson […]

Hy-Vee announces the retirement of its Vice Chairman, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer Andy McCann

As Hy-Vee Says Goodbye to Longtime Leader, Top Executive Is Named to New Role WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. is recognizing the retirement of its Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Andy McCann, following 41 years of service, and the promotion of another top executive, Sheila […]

Hy-Vee to open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota

Top tourist destination, shopping complex to feature newest location WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today (Nov. 21, 2017) that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America® in Bloomington, Minnesota, this summer. The 5,500-square-foot Wahlburgers will be located on Level 2, North at Mall […]

Geoffrey Bennett to be recognized as Nebraska’s 2017 Citizen Hero during halftime of the Hy-Vee Heroes Game

“Citizen Heroes” will be recognized during halftime of the Nebraska Cornhuskers versus Iowa Hawkeye football game Omaha, NE, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A Norfolk, Nebraska, man will be honored this week for saving the life of a local woman who was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle as she waited near […]

Hy-Vee unveils major projects across its eight-state region

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. is expanding several of its facilities and making changes at some of its stores to meet customers’ changing lifestyles. Construction is already underway and includes projects across the company’s eight-state region. “This fiscal year, we have approved one of our largest capital expenditure […]

Hy-Vee announces partnership with The Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and Iowa Wolves

Minneapolis-St. Paul, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Lynx and Iowa Wolves today (11/15/2017) announced a new long-term partnership with Hy-Vee, Inc. to be the teams’ official grocery, pharmacy and floral partner. “We couldn’t be more excited to begin this partnership with Hy-Vee and welcome them into our Timberwolves, Lynx and […]

Hy-Vee acquires telepharmacy locations in Victor and West Liberty to expand its pharmacy access in rural Iowa communities

Victor and West Liberty telepharmacies fill prescriptions and offer OTC health items WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. is excited to expand its pharmacy access in rural Iowa communities via telepharmacy services. Two existing telepharmacy locations in Victor and West Liberty, Iowa, were purchased by Hy-Vee and will continue […]

Hy-Vee guarantees 100 percent of its sushi from responsible sources

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 8, 2017), Hy-Vee, Inc. announced it has successfully transitioned 100 percent of its sushi to responsible sources. The supermarket chain guarantees that all sushi prepared and sold in its 244 Midwestern stores, including Hy-Vee Market Grille restaurants, will now contain seafood that is caught in […]

Hy-Vee offers unique line of Misfits® produce to help reduce food waste

With Misfits® program, customers get delicious, imperfect fruits and vegetables at a lower cost while helping to reduce food waste WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further combat the nation’s food waste issue, Hy-Vee, Inc. recently began offering so-called “ugly” produce in nearly all of its 242 grocery stores. “Ugly” produce […]

Hy-Vee statement on fraudulent grocery giveaway on social media

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2016-Apr-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — A fraudulent grocery giveaway is circulating on social media. We want you to know that this giveaway is not affiliated with or supported by Hy-Vee. We urge our customers to not engage with the website or provide personal information. We are diligently working to get the […]

Hy-Vee, Pinky Swear Foundation to host six kids triathlon fundraising events across the Midwest this summer

Hy-Vee to sponsor fundraising events to help children with cancer and their families WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2016-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. announced it is once again partnering with the Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families, to host six kids triathlon fundraising events […]

Hy-Vee recalls Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2016-Mar-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, […]

Hy-Vee, Inc. now official team partner and exclusive grocer of the The Minnesota Wild

SAINT PAUL, Minn., 2015-11-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Minnesota Wild has announced that top supermarket chain Hy-Vee, Inc. is now an official team partner and exclusive grocer of the Wild. The multi-year agreement includes prominent signage throughout Xcel Energy Center, on the Wild app, and support of the Little Wild Learn-to-Play Program. “It’s been said […]

Hy-Vee awarded two GreenChill program awards for its stores’ efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions

Grocery chain recognized for going above and beyond to reduce refrigerant emissions WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Hy-Vee, Inc. has been awarded two GreenChill program awards for its stores’ efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and […]

More than 275 kids registered for the inaugural fundraising effort Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon in West Des Moines

WEST DES MOINES, 2015-7-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — It wasn’t a competition, but everyone was a winner today at the inaugural Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon in West Des Moines. Hundreds of young athletes and their families braved the stormy weather conditions and showed up strong at Raccoon River Park today to participate in the first-ever […]

Hy-Vee employees honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-7-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nine Hy-Vee, Inc. employees were recently recognized for their excellence after winning industry competitions. Hy-Vee employees in various positions were honored during the annual FMI Connect conference in Chicago, one of the industry’s largest trade shows, hosted by the Food Marketing Institute last month. Brian Wilken, store […]

Hy-Vee helps kids and families stay active this summer with its newly launched Hy-Vee KidsFit website

Free, at-home program promotes health, exercise and nutrition for children and families. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-6-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Even though school is out and kids no longer have their routine physical education classes, parents can keep them active this summer with the newly launched Hy-Vee KidsFit website. Hy-Vee, Inc. designed this free, online […]

Hy-Vee, Inc. awarded 130 One Step Garden Grants totaling $52,000 to community organizations

Sales of One Step Russet Potatoes provide grants for 130 community gardens. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-4-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. has awarded 130 One Step Garden Grants totaling $52,000 to community organizations and Hy-Vee stores this spring as part of the Hy-Vee One Step program. The $400 grants will be used to purchase […]

Hy-Vee to sponsor fundraising events in five Midwestern cities to help children with cancer

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 30, 2015), Hy-Vee, Inc. officials announced a new partnership with the Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families through fundraising kids triathlons and other community activities. This unique partnership will bring the Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons […]

Hy-Vee partners with Pinky Swear Foundation to sponsor several Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons and 5K Family Runs in cities across the Midwest

racing for a cause West Des Moines, IA, 2015-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee is pleased to partner with the Pinky Swear Foundation to sponsor several Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlons and 5K Family Runs in cities across the Midwest. We are excited to help with the foundation’s efforts to raise funds and awareness […]

Hy-Vee CEO Randy Edeker named CEO of the Year by Retail Leader magazine

The retail food industry magazine recognizes Edeker as one of 2014’s top CEOs WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-3-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. Chairman of the Board, CEO and President Randy Edeker has been named CEO of the Year by Retail Leader magazine. In the current magazine issue, Edeker is recognized for his outstanding outreach, […]

Hy-Vee: Triathlon events discontinued; Exciting new event series to be announced by mid-March

Company developing exciting new event series to be announced by mid-March WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2015-2-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee announced today it is discontinuing the Hy-Vee Triathlon events, which included timed competitions for elite athletes, amateurs and kids. The company will shift its efforts to create a new event series promoting health and wellness […]

Hy-Vee Mainstreet at 2345 N. 48th St. in Lincoln Neb. will close next month

LINCOLN, Neb., 2015-1-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. officials announced today that the Hy-Vee Mainstreet at 2345 N. 48th St. in Lincoln will close next month and its employees will be relocated across the company’s five remaining local stores. The Lincoln Hy-Vee Mainstreet will close its doors on Feb. 1, and all of its 76 full- […]

Hy-Vee CEO Randy Edeker presented six of the company’s 235 stores with a first-ever Hy-Vee Customer Experience Award

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2014-12-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. CEO Randy Edeker recently presented six of the company’s 235 stores with a first-ever Hy-Vee Customer Experience Award to recognize them for excellence in customer service. Hy-Vee’s Customer Experience Program, which began in fiscal year 2014, is designed to evaluate customers’ shopping experiences. Stores are […]

Hy-Vee returns to its roots in Austin with plans to build new 60,000 – 90,000sq ft grocery store at Oak Park Mall

AUSTIN, Minn., 2014-10-8— /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. officials announced today that it would return to its roots in Austin with plans to build a new 60,000 – 90,000-square-foot grocery store at Oak Park Mall — the location of Hy-Vee’s original Austin store. “We’ve been a part of this community for almost 40 years, and […]

Hy-Vee, Iowa Department of Public Health and Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries to help educate Iowa’s elderly on ways to prevent falls and injury during National Falls Prevention Awareness Month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc., the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries have partnered to help educate Iowa’s elderly about ways they can prevent falls and injury during National Falls Prevention Awareness Month in September. The seventh annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will […]