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Hy-Vee to convert four QT convenience stores to Fast & Fresh format

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Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh stores are a brand new concept intended to serve the busy customer who needs a more convenient grocery and meal experience while on the go.

PRESS RELEASE: Hy-Vee, Inc. BB #:101759 announced today that it has acquired four QT convenience store locations in the Des Moines metro that will re-open under the Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh Express brand on March 20.

In the upcoming days, all four QT locations will begin renovations. The four locations are:

  • 11925 University Avenue, Clive, Iowa
  • 9915 Douglas Avenue, Urbandale, Iowa
  • 5169 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa
  • 7220 Hickman Road, Windsor Heights, Iowa

Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh Express will have traditional convenience store offerings, as well as a variety of meal and snack options, including a fresh food express counter that will serve both breakfast and burgers, Nori Sushi, healthy home meal choices, Hy-Vee Short Cuts grab-and-go fruits and vegetables, fresh fried donuts, bakery options, and other food choices for busy customers. Each location will also have a wine and spirits section.

In addition, fuel pumps are available for customers to fuel up and redeem their Hy-Vee Fuel Saver + Perks points. The four locations’ hours will be 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week.


Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 265 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 85,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit