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.
The company was founded on November 26, 1905 when Florence Butt opened the C.C. Butt Grocery Store on the ground floor of her family home in Kerrville, Texas. In 1919, Howard Edward Butt, Florence's youngest son, took over the store upon his return from World War I. Shortly after becoming owner of his... Read More