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Hy-Vee announces 10% appreciation bonus for its front line employees

Hy-Vee announces 10% appreciation bonus for its front line employees

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To show its gratitude during this historic time, Hy-Vee, Inc. is giving a front line employee appreciation bonus to all of its part-time and full-time store employees. The employees will receive a 10% bonus on all their hours worked from March 16 to April 12. The bonuses are a $10 million commitment

Hy-Vee makes changes in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Hy-Vee makes changes in response to COVID-19 outbreak

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee, Inc. announces Thursday additional changes to its operations in response to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Effective Friday, March 20, customers will no longer be allowed to bring in reusable bags until further notice since it is difficult to monitor their cleanliness. Because it is not always easy to

Hy-Vee announces temporary store changes to address COVID-19 concerns

Hy-Vee announces temporary store changes to address COVID-19 concerns

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee announced Wednesday  that due to evolving concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), it is adapting the ways in which it serves customers to ensure they receive the products they need while keeping customers, employees and communities healthy and safe. • Store Hours: Beginning Wednesday, March 18, Hy-Vee stores will close at

Hy-Vee advocates for fast DIR reform

Hy-Vee advocates for fast DIR reform

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee on Friday expressed dismay that a new Medicare rule did not provide relief from pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees that inflate senior citizens’ prescription drug costs. A proposal advanced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and supported by Hy-Vee was not included in the final rule published on

Hy-Vee to support The Great American Milk Drive throughout March

Hy-Vee to support The Great American Milk Drive throughout March

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee recently announced its commitment to delivering much-needed milk to local food banks in its eight-state region by partnering with The Great American Milk Drive throughout the month of March. This is the third consecutive year of the companywide partnership. During the monthlong campaign, every Hy-Vee store will offer customers

Hy-Vee acquires Weber & Judd Pharmacies

Hy-Vee acquires Weber & Judd Pharmacies

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee announced Monday that it has acquired the business of all Weber & Judd pharmacies in Minnesota. Weber & Judd has served the Rochester, Minnesota, area since 1862. “Weber & Judd has been an exemplary provider of pharmacy care for more than 150 years. Combining Weber & Judd with our Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

Hy-Vee celebrates National Family Meals Month

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — This September, Hy-Vee, Inc. is celebrating National Family Meals Month by providing families with tips and tools to make mealtime more manageable. “Many families have very busy schedules, but they also want to eat and be together,” said Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee’s chairman, chief executive officer and president. “This month, we

Hy-Vee opens first HealthMarket location

Hy-Vee opens first HealthMarket location

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has opened its first HealthMarket here, a concept store envisioned as a one-stop shop for consumers looking to lead a healthy, more natural lifestyle. The 15,700-square-foot store combines several of the initiatives and partnerships Hy-Vee has undertaken in recent years to spur growth and keep current in a

Hy-Vee earns recognition from NACDS-PAC

Hy-Vee earns recognition from NACDS-PAC

BOSTON — Hy-Vee Inc. was honored by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores for its engagement in the NACDS Political Action Committee (NACDS-PAC). During the Political Involvement Reception at the Total Store Expo on Saturday evening, Hy-Vee chairman and CEO Randy Edeker — who was NACDS chairman from April 2015 to April 2016 —

NACDS works to be part of the solution

NACDS works to be part of the solution

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The U.S. health care system is not functioning in a sustainable way, new National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Martin Otto said at the organization’s Annual Meeting here last month. Costs are too high and are rising fast, while outcomes are disappointing. “There are a number of structural issues in

Final day highlights: 2016 NACDS Annual Meeting

Final day highlights: 2016 NACDS Annual Meeting

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores wrapped up the 2016 NACDS Annual Meeting yesterday with H-E-B’s Martin Otto giving his first remarks as the new NACDS chairman. Speaking during the morning Business Program on Tuesday, Otto reinforced key NACDS priorities, including creating a “retailer-supplier marketplace,” advocating on behalf of the retail pharmacy industry, and

Gavel is passed at NACDS Annual Meeting

Gavel is passed at NACDS Annual Meeting

At the 2016 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the National Association of Chain Drug Stores officially passed the chairman’s gavel to Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer for San Antonio-based H-E-B. Serving for the 2016-17 term, Martin takes over the NACDS chairman’s post from Randy Edeker, chairman and CEO of Hy-Vee. On

NACDS names new officers, board members

NACDS names new officers, board members

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores elected a new chairman this weekend at the NACDS Annual Meeting here. Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer at food and drug retailer H-E-B, will serve as the new NACDS chairman of the board of directors, succeeding Randy Edeker, chairman, chief executive

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