Wegmans raised $1,089,769 during its winter 2017 hunger relief scanning campaigns

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2017 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations hit $1,089,769. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, $5 or any other amount at checkout with […]

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Packaging Innovation Part of Wegman’s commitment to Sustainability

Packaging Innovation Part of Wegman’s commitment to Sustainability   Rochester, NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — With 92 stores across six states, each offering a minimum of 50,000 products, Wegmans Food Markets customers might not immediately equate the notion of “less is more” with Wegmans. But, when it comes to sustainability and the […]

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Wegmans named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the 20th Year in a Row

Wegmans also named one of 12 ‘Great Place to Work Legends™’ Rochester, NY, 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans has been named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, this year ranking #2, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune. This year marks the […]

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Wegmans now hiring and training employees for its new Medford location in Middlesex County

MEDFORD, MA, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hiring and training are now underway for 200 full-time positions at Wegmans Food Markets’ new Medford location in Middlesex County. The family-owned company’s fifth store in Massachusetts is scheduled to open this fall on the north side of Mystic Valley Parkway at Locust St. Available full-time positions […]

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Wegmans offer employer on-site flu clinics to provide flu shots to employees

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — With fall right around the corner, employers may see an increase in absenteeism as employees battle illness this flu season. According to Flu.gov, nearly 111 million workdays are lost due to the flu, equating to approximately $7 billion per year in sick days and lost productivity. While it’s […]

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Join Wegmans’ outdoor festival at the Pittsford store as it celebrates its 100th Anniversary

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: Celebrate Wegmans 100th Anniversary at the Pittsford Wegmans. This fun outdoor festival will feature a DJ, product demonstrations, live music, several contests, children’s activities and much more. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday July 28, 2016 WHERE: Wegmans Pittsford 3195 Monroe Ave. Rochester, NY […]

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Wegmans to host “Celebrate Organic” event on April 23, 2016

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: “Celebrate Organic” at all Wegmans Food Markets. At this fun event our employees will teach our customers about the best of organics and offer samples of our favorites. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday April 23, 2016 WHERE: All Wegmans Food Markets stores Wegmans […]

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Wegmans to open stores in Midlothian and Short Pump, Richmond VA

RICHMOND, VA, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In advance of Wegmans opening stores in Midlothian and Short Pump, the Richmond region already sees benefits from the grocery chain’s new jobs, commitment to community improvement and their local United Way partnership. On April 7, James L.M. Taylor, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Richmond […]

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Sushi Fest at Wegmans Chestnut Hill, MA on April 8 and 9, 2016

CHESTNUT HILL, MA, 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — EVENT: A celebration of sushi at Wegmans Chestnut Hill brings the excitement of Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market straight to customers in the store. The event offers unique fish prepared by Wegmans’ premier sushi chefs. A Maguro no Kaitai show in the seafood department features a whole […]

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Wegmans’ winter 2016 hunger relief donations raised $1,095,336; 6% increase over the winter 2015 total

ROCHESTER, NY, 2016-Mar-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2016 checkout scanning campaign at 27 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations rose to $1,095,336, a 6% increase over the winter 2015 total. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, […]

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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History opens “Wegmans Wonderplace”

WASHINGTON, DC, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History today opens “Wegmans Wonderplace,” the first gallery on the National Mall designed for the learning needs of children from infancy to age six. Opening festivities include a children’s parade through the building led by members of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra […]

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Wegmans to open its fourth store in Massachusetts on October 11

WESTWOOD, MA, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ever think food shopping could be fun? Inspire you to try something new? Then stand by:  The fourth Wegmans store in Massachusetts, at 169 University Avenue (near I 95) in Westwood, is opening its doors to the public at 7 a.m. this Sunday, October 11.  That’s when 550 friendly, helpful […]

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Wegmans will help customers identify gluten or food allergens in candy during Halloween

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Life is sweet. Now shopping for Halloween candy this fall just got sweeter at Wegmans Food Markets, which is helping customers who may be avoiding gluten or food allergens. The seasonal candy aisle is adorned with a prominent sign, directing shoppers to an online chart of information about […]

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Not a product recall: Wegmans Cleaned and Cut Kale tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On September 14, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified Wegmans that a random sample of Wegmans Cleaned and Cut Kale, 16 oz. bag (UPC# 77890 26045) was taken from one store on August 3 and tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. This product is also used as an ingredient […]

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Wegmans now hires for its 14,000 square-foot expansion at 8270 Transit Road in Williamsville

BUFFALO, NY, 2015-9-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans customers at Transit Road have been noticing big changes to the store. The 14,000 square-foot expansion at 8270 Transit Road in Williamsville is in full swing, and Wegmans is now hiring 50 new employees in advance of the project’s completion. Available positions include full- and part-time customer service, […]

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Wegmans: Chef Cesare Casella and Alessio Fasano, M.D. to explore gluten-free eating and Mediterranean Diet at Amore Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

Rochester, NY, 2015-8-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amore Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar is once again welcoming Chef Cesare Casella as he takes over the kitchen for one night. This time, Chef Casella, chef-owner of Salumeria Rosi in NYC and author of The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine, will team with Alessio Fasano, M.D., director […]

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Wegmans begins construction of its new 120,000 square foot store at West Broad Marketplace

RICHMOND, VA, 2015-8-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Short Pump residents may be excited to know that the eagerly anticipated 120,000 SF Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is slated to begin construction at West Broad Marketplace on August 10. West Broad Marketplace is owned by the Mid-Atlantic retail developer NVRetail, Inc. in partnership with Excel Trust, and is […]

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Tribeca’s David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard

Rochester, NY, 2015-7-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tribeca restaurateur David Bouley will team with the staff of Next Door by Wegmans to create an innovative dinner at the Wegmans Orchard. The dinner will feature an insightful talk on “The Power of Food as Medicine” led by Dr. Mark Hyman, MD. Dr. Hyman is a nine-time […]

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Wegmans unveils new online Mix-and-Match Meal Guide

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-7-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Mix-and-Match Meal Guide from Wegmans Food Markets might just be the next best thing to having a personal chef. The guide can be viewed online at Wegmans.com, and if you sign in, you can pick what appeals to you, click, and your shopping list is ready. With […]

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Wegmans supports the first exhibition designed for the learning needs of children 6 and under at the National Museum of American History

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-6-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will open “Wegmans Wonderplace” Dec. 9 as the first exhibition on the National Mall designed for the learning needs of children 6 and under. Made possible by a $1.5 million gift and in-kind donations from Wegmans Food Markets, this space will […]

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Wegmans opens its newest 126,000 sq. ft. supermarket in Hilltop Village Center, Alexandria, VA on June 14

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — By the time Store Manager Mike Dempsey opens Wegmans’ newest 126,000 sq. ft. supermarket in Hilltop Village Center (corner of Telegraph and Beulah) on Sunday, June 14, he will have built a team of 550 employees, who are ready to deliver the incredible customer service that Wegmans is known […]

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Wegmans hunger relief campaign donations during winter 2015 rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the winter 2015 checkout scanning campaign at 26 Wegmans stores in Massachusetts, Buffalo and the Southern Tier of New York, and parts of Pennsylvania, hunger relief donations rose to $1,033,363, a 6% increase over the winter 2014 total. Check Out Hunger allows customers to donate $2 $3, […]

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Wegmans turned more than 2.5 million pounds of food scraps into clean, renewable energy in 2014 together with Lawnhurst Farms, Noblehurst Farms and Natural Upcycling

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-4-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Every now and then, looking for a solution to one problem leads to better answers on several fronts. Eleven Wegmans stores in the Greater Rochester area are sending food waste to two dairy farms to be turned into energy and useful byproducts, thanks to a technology known as anaerobic […]

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Recall: Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Frozen Spinach, 12 oz. due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling approximately 12,540 packages of Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Frozen Spinach, 12 oz. (UPC 77890-32932) due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The product was sold in the frozen food department of the company’s 85 stores in New York, […]

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Fall 2014 United Way checkout scanning campaign donations totaled $23,704 at five Wegmans stores in the Southern Tier of New York

ROCHESTER, NY,  2014-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the fall 2014 United Way checkout scanning campaign at five Wegmans stores in the Southern Tier of New York, donations totaled $23,704, a 23% increase over the fall 2013 total. “These donations directly benefit United Way programs and services in the local community,” said Patty Kaminski, Wegmans’ […]

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Wegmans Executive Chef Mark Makovec to share culinary advice leading up to the Thanksgiving feast at wegmans.com/turkeytalk

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Wegmans Executive Chef Mark Makovec will be on hand to share culinary advice leading up to the Thanksgiving feast. During weekdays, he’s responding to user-submitted questions on a featured post from the Wegmans Fresh Stories blog at wegmans.com/turkeytalk. From crowd-pleasing sides and desserts to the […]

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Wegmans hosts “Love Kale” tasting event on November 1, 2014 at all Wegmans stores

ROCHESTER, NY, 2014-10-28— /EPR Retail News/ — Remember when kale got no respect, when it’s pretty ruffled leaves appeared on a plate only as a garnish? Well today kale is a superstar, a hip and healthy veggie with a growing fan club. Chefs love it in salads, snacks, soups and sides. With all the vitamins, minerals and […]

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Wegmans donates 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry

DUMFRIES, VA, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — On September 25 at 10 a.m., Wegmans will deliver 18,286 pounds of non-perishable food to the ACTS Food Pantry. The donation includes 20 pallets of canned goods, cereals, snacks, assorted beverages, condiments, baking mixes and other ingredients. “This donation from Wegmans comes at a perfect time,” said Eboni Nichols, […]

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