'Emotional connection': H-E-B ranks 4th among top US grocery retailers US, survey says


HOUSTON – H-E-B is among the top grocery store retailers in the United States. 

The Texas-based chain scored the No. 4 ranking on a list highlighting a number of companies, and derived from a survey by consumer data company Dunnhumby on 7,000 U.S. households.

Those surveyed found retailers such as H-E-B and Trader Joes – which scored the top ranking -- tend to have the strongest combination of financial performance and emotional connection with their shoppers. 

H-E-B, which started in Kerrville, Texas, in 1905, has 400 stores in Texas and Mexico.

See the full study here.

1. Trader Joe's
2. Costco Wholesale
3. Amazon
4. H-E-B
5. Wegmans Food Markets
6. Market Basket
7. Sam's Club
8. Sprouts Farmers Markets
9. WinCo Foods
10. Walmart 

Did your favorite grocer make the list? Let us know in the comments. 

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