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Media Invited to Tour New Eagan Hy-Vee Store Friday

 


EAGAN, Minn. (Sept. 6, 2016) — Local media are invited to get an early look at the new Hy-Vee store in Eagan, located at 1500 Central Park Commons Drive, on Friday afternoon. Reporters will have the opportunity to tour the store, ask Hy-Vee officials questions and take photos and video.

After several months of construction, the new Eagan Hy-Vee store will open its doors to the public at

6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, for its official grand opening.

The new approximately 99,700-square-foot store will feature the amenities Hy-Vee has become known for as well as several of the company’s new departments, including a Sweet Shoppe with decadent pastries and cakes; a juice and smoothie island; an Asian grill; Cocina Mexicana with made-to-order fresh Mexican food offerings; and a bagel shop. The Eagan Hy-Vee also will offer British-inspired international fashion label, F&F — an affordable, quality clothing line for men, women and children.

In addition, the Eagan Hy-Vee will feature a full-service Hy-Vee Market Grille restaurant with a bar; made-to-order salad and sushi bars; charcuterie, specialty cheese and artisan bread; in-store chefs and cooking demonstration stations; a wine and spirits department; a pharmacy with drive-up window; an in-store express health clinic, dietitian and wellness department; a large HealthMarket and bulk foods section with 6,500 items; 1,250 fresh produce items, including Homegrown and organic; 6,500 specialty items; floral design and shop; an in-store Starbucks kiosk; mother’s rooms; dry cleaning and postal services; and Aisles Online grocery delivery and pickup service.

The store will stay open 24 hours, 7 days a week and will carry about 63,000 items.

Hy-Vee has invested more than $20 million in the community to build, furnish and stock the grocery store. The new Eagan Hy-Vee also has created 735 local jobs, including 185 full-time positions.

WHAT: Media Tour of New Eagan Hy-Vee Store

WHEN: 2 – 3 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 9

WHERE: Eagan Hy-Vee

1500 Central Park Commons Drive

Eagan, Minnesota

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 240 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $9.3 billion annually. Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Supermarket News, the authoritative voice of the food industry, has honored the company with a Whole Health Enterprise Award for its leadership in providing services and programs that promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information, visit http://www.hy-vee.com.

 

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