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 […]

Meijer reveals 2017 Thanksgiving Day picks for wine and beer from vineyards and breweries across the Midwest

Meijer reveals 2017 Thanksgiving Day picks for wine and beer from vineyards and breweries across the Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Historically, Meijer sells nearly 10 million bottles of wine and beer during Thanksgiving week, according to the Meijer beer and wine buyers. If you are looking for guidance and […]

USDA FSIS issues food safety tips for parts of the Midwest affected by the flooding

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for parts of the Midwest as severe storms have caused widespread flooding from central Oklahoma to southern Indiana and parts of Missouri. The National Weather Service reports that significant flooding will continue […]

The Meijer Simply Give program 2016 generated record breaking $7.8 million for food pantries throughout Midwest

The Meijer Simply Give program 2016 generated record breaking $7.8 million for food pantries throughout Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Meijer Simply Give program set a record in 2016 with $7.8 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, bringing the program’s overall donation to more than $28 million since […]

Meijer to donate up to $500,000 to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest

Meijer to donate up to $500,000 to children’s gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Any toy purchased at Meijer now through Nov. 30 will help the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer share the joy this holiday season. For the third consecutive year, Meijer is donating a portion of […]