Wegmans encourages customers to properly recycle plastic bags in honor of America Recycles Day

Rochester, N.Y., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In honor of America Recycles Day, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is encouraging customers to properly recycle plastic bags to prevent them from polluting our waterways, getting tangled in trees and bushes, or ending up in a landfill. There’s no denying plastic bags are useful, convenient and offer benefits […]

Wegmans again tops the Best Workplaces in Retail ranking by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans is proud to announce, once again, it has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine, ranking #1 for the second straight year. The ranking considered survey responses from 38,000 employees in the retail sector, taking […]

Wegmans offers busy families with complete Thanksgiving dinners

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Thanksgiving, step away from the stove to make memories and savor time spent with family and friends. Just heat, eat and enjoy. Wegmans complete Thanksgiving dinners are better than ever with improved flavor, prepared exclusively with wholesome, simple ingredients. Hand-carved and ready-to-carve turkeys are slow cooked to […]

Wegmans: First Source recalls Honey Roast Nut Crunch that contains undeclared almond

Tonawanda, NY, 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Honey Roast Nut Crunch because it contains undeclared almond. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (almonds) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The recalled item was distributed to […]

Wegmans ranked #7 on the 2017 list of the ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® have ranked Wegmans #7 on the 2017 list of the ‘Best Workplaces for Women.’ Great Place to Work is the organization that conducts research and compiles results for Fortune’s annual ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list, which has included Wegmans for 20 […]

Wegmans Montvale to donate truckload of food to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey and four local food pantries

Montvale, NJ, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHO: Wegmans Montvale employees and representatives from the Tri-Boro Food Pantry, Helping Hand Food Pantry, Buddies of NJ, Inc., Center for Food Action, and Community FoodBank of New Jersey. WHEN: Thursday, August 24 at 2 p.m. WHERE: Wegmans Montvale at 100 Farm View. The Wegmans truck will be parked in front of […]

Wegmans to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients on Saturday July 29th, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: At this fun and interactive event, customers can stop by stations throughout the store to sample the season’s freshest and best ingredients – another way to live healthier, better lives through food! Learn about the local family farms that grow many of the products that Wegmans sells and […]

Wegmans announces leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store opening July 23

Hanover, NJ, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets today (July 14, 2017) announced the leadership team spearheading the management of its Hanover store, opening July 23 at 34 Sylvan Way near the intersection of I-287 & NJ Route 10. The Hanover leadership team consists of the store manager, executive chef, pharmacy area manager, […]

The Pub by Wegmans updates menu with seasonal fare and fresh seafood

The Pub by Wegmans updates menu with seasonal fare and fresh seafood   ROCHESTER, NY, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Known for its delicious selection of local craft brews, delectable food and top-notch customer service, The Pub by Wegmans has launched an updated menu with an increased focus on seasonal fare and fresh seafood. […]

Wegmans Montvale announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

MONTVALE, NJ., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five graduating seniors from the Montvale area received $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets in a symbolic nod to the company’s annual announcement of recipients for its Employee Scholarship Program, which helps employees along the path to higher education. Since the program began in 1984, more […]

Wegmans Hanover announces recipients of its Employee Scholarship Program

HANOVER, NJ., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five graduating seniors from the Hanover area received $500 scholarship grants from Wegmans Food Markets in a symbolic nod to the company’s annual announcement of recipients for its Employee Scholarship Program, which helps employees along the path to higher education. The local recipients are students from Hanover […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]