Children in elementary and middle school can enter cereal-box designs in a contest by H.E. Butt Grocery. Two grand-prize winners will get $5,000 for their school, and their artwork will appear on H-E-B Toasted Oats and H-E-B Honey Nut Toasted Oats.
While the rising cost of fuel is affecting everyone, it is creating a particularly tough situation for retailers. Tracy Mullin, CEO of the National Retail Federation, explains how some retailers try to minimize the impact of inflation and what they can do to educate the public about the situation.
H.E. Butt Grocery Co. said consumers can purchase digital-TV converter boxes at participating H-E-B stores starting April 1, using the $40 coupons that will be provided by the government to each U.S. household. H-E-B also plans to launch a Texas-wide "awareness initiative" about the switch to all-digital TV in early 2009.
DTV converter boxes will be available beginning April 1 at all H.E. Butt Grocery Co. stores, the San Antonio-based company said. H-E-B also plans to launch an "awareness initiative" in Texas about the DTV switch. NAB President-CEO David Rehr praised H-E-B's "shining example of public service. I applaud H-E-B for taking the lead among grocery retailers to educate consumers about this important transition to digital television," Rehr said.