H.E. Butt Grocery Co. is a student of the supermarket industry that refuses to graduate. For almost 100 years, the San Antonio-based company has been learning and honing its retail skills.
In this issue, SN names H-E-B the first winner of the publication's annual Retail Excellence Award, a new program created to spotlight the industry's stellar practitioners (see stories beginning on Page 14). H-E-B was chosen based on a formal industry nominations process (see box on Page 16 for meth