Harris Teeter Named Retailer of the Year by The Shelby Report of the Southeast

President, past- President both honored with industry recognition

Matthews, N.C. – Harris Teeter was named Retailer of the Year – Southeast by the Shelby Report in its December 2022 publication, which highlighted Harris Teeter’s dedication to providing world-class customer service and offering fresh, high quality product selection. Harris Teeter President, Tammy DeBoer, was named Southeast Female Executive of the Year and past Harris Teeter President, Rod Antolock, was inducted into the Food Industry Hall of Fame in the same issue.

“We are honored to be named Retailer of the Year- Southeast by the Shelby Report,” said Danna Robinson, Director of Corporate Affairs for Harris Teeter. “We strive every day to enrich the lives of our associates and our customers, and to be recognized as a company and have our key executives recognized for their individual efforts means everything to us.”

“Harris Teeter is extremely proud of Tammy and Rod, who are both deserving of these honors,” said Robinson. “As for our Retailer of the Year award, all thanks and congratulations go to our valued associates – they are the reason our customers love their Harris Teeter.”

The Shelby Report publishes supermarket and grocery news and insights to the retail food trade nationwide through distribution of five monthly regional print and digital editions including the Shelby Report of the Southeast.

The publication, which can be read here, highlights Harris Teeter’s dedication to our associates and our loyal shoppers by providing the freshest and highest quality selections at every store. The article details Harris Teeter’s commitment to sourcing the best valued product, focusing on our fresh foods, meat and seafood departments and high-quality produce selection.

“It was our distinct pleasure to honor Harris Teeter as Southeast Retailer of the Year for 2022,” said Maggie Kaeppel, Shelby Publishing’s VP/North & Mid Atlantic. “During our visit to North Carolina in the late fall, it became abundantly clear why the company is so deserving of this honor. We were so impressed with their stores, which emphasize fresh merchandising throughout. It is clear to see why so many customers are quick to call their particular store ‘my Harris Teeter.’”

Along with being named Retailer of the Year – Southeast, Harris Teeter’s past and present leaders were awarded with industry recognitions. Tammy DeBoer, President of Harris Teeter, was named Female Executive of the Year and former Harris Teeter President, Rod Antolock, was inducted into the Food Industry Hall of Fame.

“This truly is a dream job for me and I’m so proud to lead Harris Teeter,” said Tammy DeBoer, President of Harris Teeter. “I’ve always believed Harris Teeter was and is a top retailer, and I’m so grateful for the work we get to do to help enrich lives; one meal, one family, one associate, and one community at a time.”