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H-E-B

Company nameHEB Grocery Company, LP
Company typePrivate
SloganHere Everything's Better
IndustryRetail (Grocery)
Founded1905
Founder(s)Florence Butt
HeadquartersSan Antonio, Texas
Area servedTexas and Mexico
Key peopleCharles Butt, Chairman and CEO
Craig Boyan, President and COO
ProductsBakery, dairy, deli, frozen foods, gasoline, general grocery, meat, pharmacy, produce, seafood, snacks
Revenue(+) $15.50 billion USD (2008)
Employees76,000 (2010)

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HEB Grocery Company, LP (aka H-E-B Grocery Stores or simply H-E-B) is a privately held San Antonio, Texas-based supermarket chain with more than 315 stores throughout Texas and northern Mexico. The company also operates Central Market, an upscale organic and fine foods retailer.

H-E-B ranked No. 11 on Forbes' 2006 list of "America's Largest Private Companies." H-E-B was named Retailer of the Year in 2010 by Progressive Grocer. Supermarket News ranked H-E-B No. 13 in the 2008 "Top 75 North American Food Retailers." Based on 2010 revenues, H-E-B is the twenty-fifth largest retailer in the United States. It donates 5 percent of pre-tax profits to charity.


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