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Randy Edeker

Hy-Vee details planned expansion into Indiana

Hy-Vee details planned expansion into Indiana

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —Hy-Vee Inc. has released details about one of the first stores it is hoping to open in Indiana as part of a planned expansion beyond its current eight-state operating region.   Hy-Vee is finalizing plans to secure approximately 26 acres at the southwest corner of Whitestown Parkway and S. County Road

Hy-Vee promotes three executives

Hy-Vee promotes three executives

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Three Hy-Vee executives have been promoted to new roles, the company announced on Friday. Jeremy Gosch has been named president and chief operating officer, Aaron Wiese has been promoted to vice chairman and president of Hy-Vee supply chain/subsidiaries, and Andy Schreiner has been named senior vice president, chief financial officer

Hy-Vee teams with Johnson Fitness & Wellness

Hy-Vee teams with Johnson Fitness & Wellness

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. is partnering with Johnson Fitness & Wellness to open in-store fitness equipment showrooms in select locations across its eight-state region. This is the first partnership in the U.S. between a grocery retailer and a fitness equipment company, Hy-Vee said Wednesday. The first Hy-Vee fitness equipment showroom will open

Hy-Vee launches Hy-Vee Financial Services

Hy-Vee launches Hy-Vee Financial Services

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. is launching a suite of financial services, ranging from checking accounts to home mortgages, across its eight-state operating region, the company said Thursday. Hy-Vee Financial Services are being enabled by Midwest Heritage, the retailer’s regional bank subsidiary. “Customers are now seeking more affordable and more convenient financial options,”

Fresh Market, Hy-Vee and Lidl top grocery list

Fresh Market, Hy-Vee and Lidl top grocery list

NEW YORK — The Fresh Market, Hy-Vee and Lidl were recognized as the top three grocery retailers in the United States, according to USA Today’s 2021 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The Fresh Market was named the “Best Supermarket in America” for 2021 according to the newspaper ranking, which was developed by a panel of

Hy-Vee returning to the Indianapolis 500

Hy-Vee returning to the Indianapolis 500

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee is returning to the Indianapolis 500 on May 30 as the primary sponsor of the No. 45 entry, driven by Santino Ferrucci,  for the 105th running of the storied race. Hy-Vee and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced Monday that in addition to sponsoring Ferrucci at Indy, the retailer

Hy-Vee CEO honored by Iowa pharmacy group

Hy-Vee CEO honored by Iowa pharmacy group

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee chairman, CEO and president Randy Edeker has been presented with the 2021 Legislative Champion Award by the Iowa Pharmacy Association. Edeker was recognized for his role on Iowa’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board Public Health and Healthcare Workgroup, which was formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Edeker showed exemplary

Hy-Vee offers bonuses for rapid antigen testing

Hy-Vee offers bonuses for rapid antigen testing

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee pharmacists and technicians who take part in the company’s rapid antigen COVID-19 testing will be offered an additional bonus for participating in the public health program. Full-time pharmacists who administer the tests will receive a $500 bonus and part-time pharmacists and technicians who administer the test will receive a $250 bonus.

Hy-Vee automates cleaning of shopping carts

Hy-Vee automates cleaning of shopping carts

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. is introducing an automated system that fully cleans and sanitizes shopping carts after each use. More than 200 Hy-Vee stores across the retailer’s eight-state region will have a Sterile Cart system in operation by mid-November, the retailer said, adding that it is the first grocery chain to implement

Hy-Vee opens DSW shoe shops in Twin Cities

Hy-Vee opens DSW shoe shops in Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.  — Hy-Vee Inc. has opened its first DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse “shop-in-shops” in the Twin Cities. The first locations opened in Hy-Vee stores in Brooklyn Park and Eagan, Minn., the company said Monday, and four more locations are scheduled to open over the next two weeks. The shops are a new concept Hy-Vee

Video Forum: Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee

Video Forum: Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee

  In the latest installment in our Video Forum series, Randy Edeker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hy-Vee Inc., talks about the food/drug combination store operator’s response to the unprecedented challenges of recent months, the need to take care of customers and staffers, and retailing in an omnichannel world.