MO: Hy-Vee to Open 'Reimagined' Store Format in Springfield | Trade and Industry Development

MO: Hy-Vee to Open 'Reimagined' Store Format in Springfield

Feb 10, 2022
Grocer Hy-Vee is slated to open it's first "reimagined" store format in Missouri on Feb. 22. The new 93,000-square-foot store in Springfield will feature several new departments, as well as amenities the company has become known for. The location also will have an accompanying Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh convenience store on the west side of the parking lot, offering on-the-go meals, a Market Grille Express, fresh produce and bakery items, reports Progressive Grocer.
The other reimagined Hy-Vee stores, in Grimes, Iowa, and Eau Claire, Wis., offer a large, open food hall dining area for fast-casual dining; all-digital shelf tags and more than 100 TVs for digital marketing; digital kiosks for ordering cakes and fresh prepared foods; Scan and Go and self-checkout options; DSW shoes and accessories; Joe Fresh clothing; The W Nail Bar; Pair Eyewear kiosk; Johnson Fitness & Wellness showroom; a beauty department; and an expanded Candy Shoppe department with premium, novelty, and nostalgic selections, among other innovative features.
Hy-Vee also recently revealed its plans to expand into four new states and build a distribution center in Nashville, Tenn., opening more than 20 new stores in the next four years. A 150,000-square-foot store location in the Indianapolis suburb of Zionsville, Ind., has already been identified, with other sites in Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama to come, reports PG.
Employee-owned Hy-Vee has a team of more than 93,000 employees and operates 285-plus retail stores across eight states.
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