Hy-Vee Inc. plans on building a Fast & Fresh convenience store with a coffee shop, gas pumps and a car wash on 1.8 acres at 210 Grand Ave. in West Des Moines, city documents show. Read more »


New data released by the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and Spins, a provider of wellness-focused data and market analytics, shows U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods have considerably outpaced total-food sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, exhibiting that more consumers are turning to plant-based foods amid the crisis. Read more »


How retailer fared through 'arguably the most challenging environment our industry has ever faced' Read more »


Hy-Vee, Inc. will donate $1 million, as well as commit to providing one million volunteer hours, to organizations that support racial unity and equality primarily throughout its eight-state region. Read more »


Collaboration between grocery retailers and suppliers has improved in recent years, but the benefits of improving data transparency tend to favor retailers, a study from Coresight Research and Precima, a Nielsen Co., found. Read more »


lmost a year after closing, Sheldon’s former Shopko Hometown location may get a new life.

Wade Dumond, a real estate development manager for the Wisconsin-based convenience store chain Kwik Trip/Kwik Star, confirmed to The Mail-Sun on Friday the company is eying the location for development. Read more »


The U.S. Senate yesterday overwhelmingly passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, clearing its way for President Trump’s signature. The legislation, H.R. 7010, introduced in the House by Congressmen Chip Roy and Dean Phillips, passed the House last week by a vote of 417-1. Read more »


Boone-based Fareway Stores Inc. on Tuesday presented a $250,000 donation to the DMACC Foundation to be used for the new DMACC Boone Campus Student Activity Center. Fareway will be the exclusive sponsor of the new gym and multipurpose area within the Boone Campus Student Activity Center, which will be named Fareway Fieldhouse. Read more »


Adrian Butler joined Casey's General Stores Inc. to help steer the convenience retailer through the next generation of technology.
In the newly created role of chief information officer (CIO), Butler will lead ... Read more »


Just like the rest of the nation, grocery retailers are watching and waiting as the strife from protests over the death of George Floyd is exploding in cities coast to coast. Read more »