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9 Annual Sales: $7.3 billion Number of Stores: 235 Store Banners: Hy-Vee Address: 5820 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266 Phone: (515) 267-2800 Web: Key Personnel: Randall Edeker, chairman, CEO; Tony Byington, assistant vice president, bakery operations Hy-Vee Health initiatives played a key role in Hy-Vee’s innovations for 2012. Headquartered in West Des Moines, IA, Hy-Vee is taking part in Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative, a privately held, publicly endorsed effort to raise the state to the top of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index by 2016. During a February Let’s Move! Event in Des Moines, First Lady Michelle Obama lauded Hy-Vee and other partners for making the initiative “the model of what every state should be doing.” Continuing to support improving health and healthy eating in Iowa, Hy-Vee partnered with Dole Food Company to donate five salad bars to central Iowa area schools, in addition to those the companies had already donated to schools across the state, as part of the First Lady’s Lets Move Salad Bars to Schools initiative. In total, the initiative has been responsible for donating more than 1,440 salad bars that are serving more than 720,000 children in schools across the country. 10 Annual Sales: $69.87 billion Number of Stores: 1,781 Store Banners: Target, CityTarget, PFresh Address: 1000 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 304-6073 Web: Key Personnel: Annette Miller, senior vice president, merchandising, grocery Target In 2012, Target made one-stop shopping convenience a priority in store design. In metropolitan areas such as Chicago and the Washington D.C. area, stores were redesigned with an inviting open-market grocery layout, stocked with a selection of fresh produce, fresh meat and baked goods. The increased fresh food selection, which offers about 90% of the categories found in a SuperTarget, is designed to make fill-in shopping quick and easy for on-the-go shoppers. Other enhancements include interactive displays and wider aisles to make the shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. On the sustainability front, Target announced in April the launch of permanent community recycling stations, in celebration of 2012 Earth Day, at all Target locations. Items that customers can drop off for recycle include aluminum, glass and plastic beverage containers, plastic bags and more. Target was named #64 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s list of “100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2012, based on an average weight score of ranks in the following categories: environment, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial. | 28 | inStorebuyer | November 2012 |

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Editor's Note - Innovation & Information
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Front line news - RBA Roadshow in Chicago
Cedar’s Launches T.G.I.FRIDAY’S Dips
Meiko Launches Unique Washer
Stop & Shop Opens LEED Store
The Innovators
Profiles - Ahold USA
Profiles - Walmart
Profiles - Safeway
Profiles - H-E-B
Profiles - Trader Joe's
Profiles - Wegmans
Profiles - Whole Foods Market
Profiles - Giant Eagle
Profiles - Hy-Vee
Profiles - Target
Profiles - Publix
Profiles - Kroger
Profiles - Schnucks
Profiles - Fresh & Easy
Profiles - Kings Food Markets
Profiles - The Fresh Market
Profiles - Harris Teeter
Profiles - Roundy's
Profiles - Meijer
Profiles - Fairway Market
Profiles - United Supermarkets
Profiles - Brookshire Grocery
Profiles - Cavier & Bananas
Product Trends
Product Showcase
Marketplace Network

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