Wegmans Food Markets is a major regional supermarket chain, and one of the largest private companies in the U.S. Headquartered in Rochester, New York, Wegmans Food Markets is family-owned company, founded in 1916 by the Wegman family and employs over 44,000 people.
Wegmans operates 83 stores: 46 in New York State, 16 in Pennsylvania, 7 in New Jersey, 6 in Virginia, 7 in Maryland and 1 in Massachusetts. Wegmans is a growing company, building 2 – 3 stores per year.
Ranked #5 on FORTUNE magazine's 2013 list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Wegmans has been on the list every year since it began in 1998, and in 2005, ranked #1. Wegmans is a growing company with a high focus on culinary and has many great career opportunities to offer.
Wegmans has raised the bar on the shopping experience — better quality goods, a spectacular abundance of choice, restaurant-quality prepared foods, beautiful stores and displays, a nearly telepathic level of customer service. Industry analyst Neil Stern, quoted in a 1994 front-page story about Wegmans in the Wall Street Journal, said, “We consider them the best chain in the country, maybe in the world.” – less