Rochester, NY – Great Place to Work and Fortune have ranked Wegmans #1 on the list of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Retail. This is the fourth consecutive year that Wegmans has ranked at the top of the list.
To determine the Best Workplaces in Retail, Great Place to Work® analyzed anonymous survey feedback representing more than 694,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organizations in the Retail industry. Employees responded to more than 60 survey questions anonymously rating their employers
“We have always believed that, if our people are valued and supported, they will give their best to our customers and to each other,” says CEO Colleen Wegman. “I am grateful and proud of what they are able to accomplish every day.”
The Best Workplaces in Retail list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations.
“Great retailers know that employees who love their job are more motivated to provide the best service to customers,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These winning workplaces are giving their employees careers they can be proud of in an environment where they can learn and grow, and their customers love them for it.”
Wegmans recently opened its 101st store in Brooklyn, NY. The company is now hiring and training now for another new store that will open in 2020 in Harrison (Westchester County), NY. Applicants may visit wegmans.com/careers for more information.
About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 101-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts and North Carolina. The family company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 22 consecutive years, ranking #3 in 2019. The company was also ranked #1 for corporate reputation among the 100 most visible companies, according to the 2019 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient® study.
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. They help organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, their culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. They use their unparalleled benchmark data to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the US and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list published annually in Fortune.