Hy-Vee Inc.

Hy-Vee invests to stay current

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. said it has allocated one of its largest construction budgets to date to finance store upgrades and facility expansions necessitated by the changing lifestyles of its customers. “We’ve studied customer habits and lifestyles and know that fewer people are cooking meals at home than ever before,” said Randy

Hy-Vee acquires pair of telepharmacy locations

Hy-Vee acquires pair of telepharmacy locations

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has acquired two telepharmacy locations in Iowa and rebannered them as Hy-Vee Pharmacy. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. The food and drug retailer said Tuesday that the telepharmacies, formerly operated by TelePharm LLC, now part of Cardinal Health Inc., are in Victor and West Liberty, Iowa, and serve rural

Hy-Vee moves to enhance brand

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. is adding a hamburger chain and fitness centers to its service mix at a number of locations through two strategic partnerships. The Midwest grocery chain announced it will build, own and operate 26 Wahlburgers restaurants, a hamburger chain popularized in a reality TV show. They also announced it

Hy-Vee promotes Aaron Wiese

Hy-Vee promotes Aaron Wiese

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Aaron Wiese has been promoted to vice president of strategy/innovation at Hy-Vee Inc., where he will help develop new health, wellness and pharmacy strategies. He had been an assistant vice president of Hy-Vee and president of Amber Pharmacy. As a result of Wiese’s move to the executive ranks, Mike Agostino

Patients give Hy-Vee’s Amber Pharmacy high marks

Patients give Hy-Vee’s Amber Pharmacy high marks

OMAHA, Neb. — Hy-Vee Inc. subsidiary Amber Pharmacy ranked the highest out of all U.S. specialty pharmacies in patient satisfaction with pharmacy staff in a survey conducted by Zitter Health Insights. Fielding responses from more than 3,000 patients across 38 U.S. specialty pharmacies, the Zitter survey assessed a range of aspects of patient satisfaction. Amber

Hy-Vee names two exec VPs

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has promoted Jeremy Gosch and Donna Tweeten to posts as executive vice presidents with the company, which operates more than 240 supermarkets in eight Midwestern states. They join six other executives who hold that title at Hy-Vee. Jeremy Gosch, formerly senior vice president and chief merchandising officer, was

Hy-Vee promotes Marshall to COO

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has named Jay Marshall chief operating officer, in one of three recent promotions at the company. He had been executive vice president and chief retail officer. With the promotion, Marshall becomes only the fourth person in the company’s history to hold the COO title. He will remain in

Hy-Vee ups web-based shopping

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. said it has expanded its Aisles Online grocery e-commerce service to all 240 of its stores in eight states following a successful pilot of the program. Through the service, customers can order and pay for their groceries online and either pick them up at a store or have