Die Kult-Glace der Migros feiern diesen Sommer ihr 40-Jahr-Jubiläum

Zürich, Switzerland, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Kult-Glace der Migros feiern diesen Sommer ihr 40-Jahr-Jubiläum. Seit 1975 sorgen die Glace mit Seehund, Bär und Affe für strahlende Gesichter bei Jung und Alt.

Seehund, Bär und Affe: Die Kult-Glaces der Migros feiern Geburtstag

Man merkt ihnen die vierzig Jahre nicht an: Der Seehund, der Affe und der Bär, sie alle sehen heute noch genauso aus wie 1975, als sie zum ersten Mal die Migros-Glace-Verpackungen zierten. Diese drei Tiere sind für viele Schweizerinnen und Schweizer mehr als nur ein Verpackungsdesign, sie sind untrennbar mit Kindheitserinnerungen verbunden.

Zum 40. Geburtstag sind die Glace in einer speziellen Jubiläumsverpackung erhältlich. Zudem läuft momentan ein grosser Fotowettbewerb zum Geburtstag, bei dem viele exklusive Preise zu gewinnen sind. Mitmachen kann ganz einfach, wer ein kreatives Foto von sich oder seinen Kindern zusammen mit den Kult-Tieren auf www.migros.ch/glace-klassiker hoch lädt oder mit Hashtag #MigrosGlace auf Facebook, Instagram oder Twitter postet.

Der Vater dieser Kult-Produkte, der Zürcher Hans Uster, wurde 1975 Chef der neuen Migros-Abteilung „Verpackung Kreativ“. Als eine seiner ersten Arbeiten für die Migros gestaltete er die mittlerweile legendären Glace-Verpackungen, die noch heute in fast identischer Form im Kühlregal stehen.

Die Kult-Glace werden von der Midor AG in Meilen hergestellt. Damit gehören sie zu den rund 10‘000 Migros-Produkten, die von Migros-Mitarbeitenden in Betrieben der M-Industrie in der Schweiz hergestellt werden. Weitere Informationen zur Migros-Initiative „Von uns. Von hier“ finden sich auf www.vonunsvonhier.ch; Produkte mit den Tiersujets vom Badetuch über die Flip-Flops bis zum Necessaire gibt es auf www.m-fanshop.ch.

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Die Kult-Glace der Migros feiern diesen Sommer ihr 40-Jahr-Jubiläum

Die Kult-Glace der Migros feiern diesen Sommer ihr 40-Jahr-Jubiläum

Starbucks launches six new Frappuccino® blended beverages based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations

SEATTLE, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inspired by customers’ love of Frappuccino, Starbucks is offering six new Frappuccino® blended beverages.

The new beverages, based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations are: Caramel Cocoa Cluster; Cinnamon Roll; Cotton Candy; Cupcake; Lemon Bar; Red Velvet Cake. These Fan Flavor Frappuccino beverages will be available in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada beginning June 8.

But of those fun flavors, which is the fan favorite?

That will be up to customers to decide.

From June 19 through June 30, customers may vote for their favorite blended beverage by giving green straws to their top choices in the Frappuccino® Flav-Off on Frappuccino.com. The winning Frappuccino® Fan Flavor blended beverage will be announced July 3 on Frappuccino.com and Frappuccino social channels (Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Instagram). Then, from July 3-6 customers will be able to purchase the winning Frappuccino® Fan Flavor at a special price of $3 for a grande (16 oz.) size beverage from 2-5 p.m. local time.

“In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Frappuccino and the thousands of flavor combinations created by our enthusiastic customers, we are excited to introduce six Fan Flavor Frappuccino beverages,” said Renee Jones, marketing director at Starbucks. “Over the years we have seen many creative recipes from our customers, and the six Fan Flavor Frappuccino beverages featured in the Flav-Off contest represent a few of the most popular recipes.”

Starbucks launched the Frappuccino® 20 years ago. Read more about the birth of an icon, the new S’mores Frappuccino®, the Mini Frappuccino®, and how Starbucks social media team captures the personality of the popular beverage.

For more information on this news release, contact us.

 

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Starbucks launches six new Frappuccino® blended beverages based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations

Starbucks launches six new Frappuccino® blended beverages based on customers’ favorite Frappuccino combinations

Starbucks listed 15th at Asia’s 2015 Top 1000 Brands, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia

SEATTLE, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Campaign Asia-Pacific has released its annual study of Asia’s Top 1000 Brands. Starbucks is listed 15th overall for 2015, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia.

The top brands report is based on an online survey developed by Campaign Asia-Pacific and the Nielsen research company. The survey asked customers to list brands by industry sector they most trusted and felt had the best reputation. Four hundred respondents were polled in each market, except for India and China, which polled 800 and 1,200 people, respectively.

In addition to an overall ranking of the most favored brands, the survey drills down to the market level with 13 country-specific rankings. Starbucks is the number 10 brand in China, 12th in Hong Kong and Thailand, and 17th in Japan and Korea.

“This important recognition is a reflection of our partners’ (employees) enthusiasm and passion for delivering the Starbucks Experience to customers across Asia,” said John Culver, group president, Starbucks China and Asia Pacific, Channel Development and Emerging Brands. “We are extremely humbled by how our customers have embraced the Starbucks brand, our high quality Arabica coffee and the authentic moments of connections we share.”

Starbucks coffee is served to more than 60% of the world’s population across the China and Asia Pacific Region (CAP) and in channels outside our stores.

Starbucks anticipates that over half of new store growth globally over the next 5 years will come from the CAP region, led by Japan and China. In 1996, Japan became Starbucks first operational market outside of North America; Shanghai has more Starbucks stores than any other city in the world.

The top five companies on the list of leading brands in Asia are: Samsung, Sony, Nestle, Apple and Panasonic.

For more information on this news release, contact the Starbucks Newsroom.

 

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Starbucks listed 15th at Asia’s 2015 Top 1000 Brands, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia

Starbucks listed 15th at Asia’s 2015 Top 1000 Brands, and the number one restaurant brand in Asia

Tesco: Latest retail sales data reveals exotic salads are growing in popularity as a new lunchtime favourite

Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Move over sandwiches – exotic salads are growing in popularity as a new lunchtime favourite for office workers and those on the go.

Increasing numbers of shoppers across the UK are now choosing a salad over a sarnie, wrap or roll and it’s the healthier end of the salad market that is growing the fastest.

Latest retail sales data* reveals that in the last year demand for leafy salads across all retailers have grown by nearly three times the rate of sandwiches.

At the same time demand for ‘light’ salads have grown at nearly four times the rate of sandwiches.

The growing trend has prompted Tesco to completely overhaul and more than treble its ‘on the go’ salad range to nearly 50 lines.

Included in the new range are such exotic salads:

  • finest* Crayfish and Mango Salad
  • finest* Coconut Asian Chicken Salad
  • finest* King Prawn, Spicy Charlotte Potato Salad with Sour Cream and Lime Dressing
  • Salmon and Edamame Sushi Rice Salad
  • Yakitori Chicken Sushi Salad

Tesco salad buyer Helen Dwyer said: “The quality and range of ready to eat salads has improved so much in recent years that they are attracting shoppers who might otherwise have bought a sandwich, roll or wrap.

“Traditionally, sales of prepared salads would rise during the summer months and drop again during the winter.

“Now, because of the exciting number of new gourmet salads available that demand is not only sustained throughout the year but is bringing in plenty of new customers who might otherwise have chosen a sandwich as a lunchtime snack.

“This current boom has prompted us to launch what we believe to be among the most sumptuous and wide-ranging ‘on the go’ salad range available on the high street but at equally mouth-watering prices.

“We’ve included something for everyone – from our finest* top of the range lines to lighter sushi rice salads and Healthy Living range for those looking to maintain a balanced diet.”

The new Tesco ‘on the go’ salad range also includes four new first to market lines that can be eaten hot or cold.

The full range of new Tesco salads can be seen here.

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Note to editors:

*Latest IRI data shows that in the last 52 weeks demand for leafy salads has grown by 13 per cent whilst demand for lighter, healthy salads is up by 19 per cent.

*Latest Nielsen data shows that in the last 52 weeks the sandwich market has grown by 5 per cent.

For more information please contact the Tesco Press Office on
01992 644645

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Harris Teeter donates $767,913 to schools this month through its fundraising program Together in Education (TIE)

Schools Receive Over $1.5Million from Harris Teeter throughout 2014-2015 School Year

MATTHEWS, NC, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Harris Teeter announced it is donating $767,913 to schools this month through Together in Education (TIE), Harris Teeter’s fundraising program for schools in its communities.  This third and final payment of the current school year brings the total earned by participating schools since August 2014 to over $1.5 million. This payout also pushes the total donated since the program’s inception in 1998 to over $23 million.

Top Earning Schools, Third Payout

TIE School Location Links Third Payout Total Earned*
Grimsley Senior High Choral Program Greensboro, N.C. 3530 $6,112.49 $19,314.06
Page High School Greensboro, N.C. 2393 $4,630.78 $13,828.62
Randolph Elementary School PTA Arlington, Va. 1281 $2,930.47 $11,258.58
Sgt. Eugene Ashley High NJROTC Wilmington, N.C. 1370 $2,764.81 $7,869.56
Providence High School PTSO Charlotte, N.C. 951 $2,738.49 $8,561.85
 Creighton’s Corner PTA Ashburn, Va. 375 $2,532.13 $8,221.39
 Hopewell High School JROTC Huntersville, N.C. 1106 $2,368.88 $7,578.87
 Greyfriars Classical Academy Matthews, N.C. 1053 $2,311.72 $7,210.27
 Community School of Davidson Davidson, N.C. 624 $2,205.11 $6,282.74
 Butler High School JROTC Matthews, N.C. 845 $2,181.70 $6,683.13

* Funds earned Aug. 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015

Active participation by both TIE schools and loyal Harris Teeter shoppers is integral to the success of the Together in Education program.  Over 3,700 schools will receive a check from Harris Teeter during the third payout.  To receive a check in the final payout period, schools must have accrued at least $25 during the Together in Education school year.

The Together in Education school year runs annually from Aug. 1 – May 31. To earn funds for a school, shoppers may re-link their VIC card beginning August 1, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year.

For more information about Together in Education, please click here.

Price Chopper Supermarkets raised $38,115 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation from its Pin Up campaign

Schenectady, NY, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Chopper Supermarkets pin up campaign raised $38,115 for JDRF (originally branded as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).

“All of our departments – pharmacy, grocery, prepared foods and community education — are dedicated to helping raise awareness of diabetes through our partnership with JDRF,” said Mona Golub, vice president of public relations and consumer services. “Through this annual campaign, we are pleased to continue to educate consumers about how a healthy lifestyle of consistent diet and exercise can help to monitor and manage diabetes and its symptoms.”

Millions of Americans live with diabetes, most commonly type 1 and type 2. JDRF is the leading global organization that is funding type 1 diabetes research, is developing better treatments and is dedicated to finding a cure.

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About The Golub Corporation: Based in Schenectady, NY, the Golub Corporation owns and operates 134 Price Chopper and Market 32 grocery stores in New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The American owned, family-managed company prides itself on longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising, leadership in community service, and cooperative employee relations. Golub’s 22,000 teammates collectively own more than 47% of the company’s privately held stock, making it one of the nation’s largest privately held corporations that is predominantly employeeowned. For additional information, visit www.pricechopper.com

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Jonathan Pierce, APR
Pierce Communications
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Morrisons continues to reset its prices downwards

Bradford, England, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Morrisons will cut the prices of another 200 everyday items – such as bread, milk and butter – by up to a third as the supermarket continues to reset its prices downwards.

These are the first price cuts instructed by David Potts, Chief Executive of Morrisons. The grocer has led the industry in cutting prices since 2014, making 1,665 cuts of an average of 16%.

The latest IGD data shows price is the most significant motivator behind supermarket choice, with 83% of people claiming it to be ‘important’[i].

This week, Kantar WorldPanel reported that Morrisons had returned to growth for the first time since December 2013 and was the only one of the big four retailers to see increased sales in the latest sales period[ii].

Morrisons cuts will be on branded and own brand everyday basket essentials including:

Item Old price

New price Saving %
Morrisons semi skimmed British milk, 4 pints £1.00 £0.89 11%
Morrisons free range eggs, medium, 12 pack £1.89 £1.69 11%
Morrisons British butter, 250G £0.95 £0.88

7%
Morrisons Savers tuna chunks, 170g £0.79 £0.57 28%
Morrisons Savers orange juice, 3x200ml £0.45 £0.40 11%
Tate & Lyle Fairtrade granulated sugar, 1kg £0.69 £0.52 25%
Shredded Wheat, 30 pack £2.40 £2.19 9%
Hovis Original Wheatgerm, 400g £0.75 £0.59 21%
Tampax Regular, 20 pack £1.75 £1.29 26%
Heinz Mums Own Spaghetti Bolognese, 200g £0.79 £0.55 30%

In store, Morrisons will also simplify promotions by grouping together products at the same price point or promotional offer. In addition, new clearer point of sale materials will make it easier for customers to shop for the best value.

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Banco de Chile to replace its automated teller machines with 500 CINEO ATMs from Wincor Nixdorf

Paderborn, Germany, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Security has top priority at Banco de Chile – the second largest financial institution in the Chilean banking market, with a strong focus on retail banking. The bank is currently replacing its automated teller machines with secure systems from Wincor Nixdorf, and as part of this process, it has now ordered another 500 CINEO ATMs.

In Chile, automated teller machines used to be popular targets for criminal attacks. In addition to stealing entire machines in ram raids, criminals increasingly turned to blowing them up on site. This led the government to issue a decree in 2013 that gave ATM operators five years to replace their machines, step by step, with secure systems. Wincor Nixdorf’s concept has been a very convincing answer to this requirement: it encompasses HD video surveillance of the surroundings, more cameras in the ATMs to monitor the customer panel and, above all, safes that are particularly resistant to gas explosions and other physical attacks.

Since this decree – Decreto 222 – was issued, Banco de Chile has already installed over 550 of Wincor Nixdorf’s extra-secure ATMs. Thieves made three attempts to blow up the new systems with gas last year, only to discover that this method of attack is pointless. The bank needed no other proof that it was investing in the most secure solution. “It’s not primarily about protecting the cash in the systems, but preventing potential collateral damage from explosions. The security of our customers and staff has top priority for us,” said Osvaldo René González García, Director Security and Risk Prevention, of Banco de Chile.

Wincor Nixdorf’s service organization maintains the installed base of systems and will take on maintenance for the new ones as well.

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Ulrich Nolte
Phone: +49 5251 693 5211
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Whole Foods Market presents 10 summer wines that pair perfectly with every summer soirée

‘Top 10 Summer Wines’ priced under $20 a bottle, picked by experts

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The intense heat and bold flavors of summer call for just the right wine pairing, but there is no reason to sweat about it. The wine experts at Whole Foods Market have selected 10 summer wines at great values that pair perfectly with every summer soirée – from pool parties and picnics to big barbecues.

“Summer is all about taking it easy, so we wanted to remove the guesswork for our customers by curating these exciting, wallet-friendly wines to complement all the flavors of the season,” said Doug Bell, global beverage buyer for Whole Foods Market. “These interesting and refreshing summer wines, all priced under $20, are crowd pleasers without being generic. Our wine specialists in every store can help select the perfect bottle for any summer get-together, or just for sipping in your own backyard. ”

Here’s Whole Foods Market’s guide to summer wine and party pairings:

Pool Party
Toast the summer season with bubbles! Gruet Blanc de Noirs will turn an impromptu backyard gathering into a festive party. Serve this New Mexico sparkling wine with Hervé Mons St. Nuage cheese, potato chips or other salty finger foods, and then make sure to have a second bottle on ice. Another favorite poolside sipper is California’s JaM Cellars Butter Chardonnay, a rich, creamy white wine with a generous finish. Serve with Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, chicken sausage or fruit with a honey drizzle.

Picnics
Picnics call for make-ahead salads, sandwiches, small bites and chilled, thirst-quenching white wines. Domitia Picpoul de Pinet from France offers lively citrus notes, perfect for sipping or pairing with bean dip and cold fried chicken. Spirito d’Italia Pinot Grigio, similarly crisp, dry and refreshing from Italy, pairs perfectly with Parmigiano-Reggiano, prosciutto and cantaloupe.

Beach Barbecue
Throwing some salmon burgers or shrimp on the grill? Grab Nortico Alvarinho from Portugal, which offers subtle effervescence and citrus notes, or the food-loving Innovación Malbec-Syrah Rosé with dried strawberry and cinnamon notes. For big gatherings, the one-liter Innovación Rosé from Mendoza, Argentina, is a smart, wallet-friendly choice for entertaining.

Burger Bar
Nothing beats a summer burger with all the fixings. For a wine that stands up to the bold flavors of grilled meat and tasty toppings, grab Cloudveil Pinot Noir from Oregon, a medium-bodied red with red berry and dusty notes (also great with herb-grilled veggies). Or try the fruit-forward Vega Montán Mencía from Northwest Spain, which pairs well with tangy barbecue sauce. Feel free to slightly chill these reds. Or make wine cubes from the Mencía for sangria!

Backyard Grilling
It may be summer, but sizzling steaks on the grill call for a full-bodied red like Bonny Doon’s A Proper Claret, with violet, cherry, plum and tobacco notes. Impress your friends with Old World styling from this New World wine from California, which also pairs nicely with Borough Market Stilton cheese. Or serve up the lush King Rabbit Malbec from France, with flavors of plum, blueberry and cocoa. Let this one breathe before serving. Spanish-style grilled portobello mushrooms and peppers is a great meat-free dish to enjoy with this Malbec.

Visit wholefoodsmarket.com/wine for more information about the summer wines, tasting notes, suggested pairings and recipes.

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Whole Foods Market presents 10 summer wines that pair perfectly with every summer soirée

Whole Foods Market presents 10 summer wines that pair perfectly with every summer soirée

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. to offer customers the ability to seamlessly redeem their Shoppers Club discounts while using Apple Pay

ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. announced today that it will be among the first supermarkets in the country to offer customers the ability to seamlessly redeem its Shoppers Club discounts while using Apple Pay, the easy, secure and private way to pay.

“Efficient, accurate, private and secure checkout is important to us because it is important to our customers, and Apple Pay has delivered,” says Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations. “Our customers will be thrilled to hear that they will soon be able to redeem Shoppers Club discounts while using Apple Pay.”

When this new feature is made available by Apple Pay in the fall, Wegmans customers will be able to add their Shoppers Club card to the Wallet app in iOS 9 and use it at checkout with Apple Pay. Once the card is added, Wegmans customers will simply hold their iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus near the payment terminal at checkout, with their finger on Touch ID, and the appropriate Shoppers Club discounts will be awarded. On Apple Watch, double-click the side button and hold the face of the Apple Watch up to the reader.

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you add a credit or debit card to Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code, instead of using the security code from the back of your card.

For more information on Apple Pay, visit: http://www.apple.com/apple-pay/

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 86-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for eighteen consecutive years. In 2015, Wegmans ranked #7 on the list. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.

Contact Information: Jo Natale, Wegmans vice president of media relations, 585-429-3627

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 for. Treat employees with care and respect, Dempsey believes, and they’ll treat customers with that same care and respect. “It’s the ‘golden rule’ of great customer service.”

Dempsey had been a store manager previously, at the Lake Manassas Wegmans in Gainesville and the Potomac Wegmans in Woodbridge. When he was asked to be the Alexandria store manager, he jumped at the opportunity. “What’s new and unique at the Alexandria store is that it’s our first store in Virginia to include The Pub, Wegmans’ casual dining restaurant that serves freshly prepared seasonal foods and a large selection of craft beers, food-friendly wines, and seasonal cocktails.” There is also the Market Café with an endless selection of prepared foods and indoor and outdoor seating for 300.

Step back in time to 1994: Mike and his wife-to-be Charlene had just become engaged. Both were working full time but they wanted to build up their bank accounts, in view of what was coming up – a wedding, a place to live, and eventually, a family. So both took part-time jobs to earn extra dollars to “pay for the life ahead of us,” in Dempsey’s words. That’s how he found himself working part-time at Wegmans in Ithaca, NY.

“I never aimed to work in a grocery store. My college degree was in architectural engineering, and I had a full-time job in construction.”

Soon, though, he was rethinking career plans: “I was surrounded by great managers who spoke to me about a career with Wegmans.” He was enjoying his part-time job more than his “real” job. One day, a store manager sat down with him to discuss the company’s expansion plans. “I saw that Wegmans was a growing company and I began thinking seriously about leaving the construction industry.”

In his career with Wegmans, Dempsey has also become a genuine food enthusiast. “I am inspired to try new products and recipes so that I can teach our customers about healthier options for their families. I’ve gotten to like the flavors that go along with a healthier way of life.” Some favorites? Scallops, sushi, and summer foods like grilled lemon-pepper chicken with grilled vegetables, along with pear and provolone salad.

Alexandria is Wegmans’ 86th store, the 7th in Virginia. The company’s first VA store opened in 2004 in Sterling (Dulles). Today, Wegmans has more than 3,600 VA employees, and that number will grow next year when it opens two stores in Richmond and one in Charlottesville.

“Sunday morning can’t come soon enough,” says Dempsey. “Our employees are so excited to show their friends and family our store, and I can’t wait for our new customers to meet our employees. They are what sets us apart.”

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 86-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 18 consecutive years. In 2015, Wegmans ranked #7 on the list. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.

Contact Information:

Jo Natale, vice president of media relations, 585-429-3627