ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKBW) — Welcome to Wegmans, one of the best places to work in retail ... yes, you read that right, retail.
The supermarket giant was just ranked No. 1 on the list of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Retail by Great Place to Work and Fortune. The honor is nothing new for Wegmans, in fact, this is the fourth consecutive year it has placed at the top of that list.
So how was this ranking determined? According to the group, Great Place to Work, they analyzed anonymous survey feedback that represented more than 694,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations within the retail industry. Those employees responded to more than 60 survey questions 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,” said CEO Colleen Wegman in a news release issued Thursday. “I am grateful and proud of what they are able to accomplish every day.”
Just last month, Wegmans opened its 101st store in Brooklyn, NY. The company is also currently hiring for another new location set to open in 2020 in Harrison, NY.