Tracey Herrmann Named to Top Women in Grocery List by Progressive Grocer
Tracey Herrmann, senior vice president of channel innovation at Dollar General, was named to the Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery list in the Senior Level Executives category. This award recognizes women in food retail and grocery industries that have led innovative initiatives, astute problem-solving and exceptional performance benchmarks.
“Tracey’s leadership and commitment to pOpshelf positively impacted our ability to provide a highly-curated assortment of food items,” said Emily Taylor, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “Tracey has built a work environment fostering commitment, energy and execution, and we are grateful to Progressive Grocer for this honor. On behalf of the pOpshelf teams, we congratulate her on this exceptional recognition!”
Currently, pOpshelf operates in more than 66 stores in 7 states, offering select food items including specialty items for charcuterie boards, snacks and more. As with Dollar General’s customer-first merchandising strategy, pOpshelf seeks to understand the wants and needs of the target audience as factors in determining product categories to offer.
Tracey joined Dollar General in 2013 and has held various leadership roles across merchandising, supply chain and store operations while furthering the Company’s mission of Serving Others.
Progressive Grocer's Top Women in Grocery program started 16 years ago and has become the premiere awards program that recognizes female leadership. Each year, the awards program honors the efforts of outstanding women from the retail, supplier and service provider community.
pOpshelf’s mission is to make every day special by providing shoppers a stress-free shopping destination for everyday items and those special things that make living better. With most items priced under $5, in addition to a complement of extreme value items priced above $5, we make it easy for our guests to stay within their budget while treating themselves at the same time! pOpshelf offers a fun, on-trend and rotating selection of seasonal, houseware, home décor, health and beauty products, home cleaning supplies and paper products and party goods in addition to candy & snacks, toys, games and electronics, among other items.