Content about Wegmans Food Markets

March 26, 2014

Thousands of subscribers to the world's largest independent product-testing organization weighed in on grocery shopping via Consumer Reports’ latest survey – and gave Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco and Sprouts the highest scores overall among 55 of the nation's major grocery stores.

Yonkers, N.Y. -- Thousands of subscribers to the world's largest independent product-testing organization weighed in on grocery shopping via Consumer Reports’ latest survey – and gave Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco and Sprouts the highest scores overall among 55 of the nation's major grocery stores.

Walmart landed at the bottom of the ratings, based on a survey of the 27, 208 subscribers.

March 4, 2014

Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment for full-time positions March 4 for its latest Massachusetts location, Burlington, which is scheduled to open in fall 2014.

Gates, N.Y. - Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment for full-time positions March 4 for its latest Massachusetts location, Burlington, which is scheduled to open in fall 2014. The company's third location in the state is a 135,000 sq.-ft. supermarket that includes a Market Cafe with indoor and outdoor seating. Going forward, Wegmans also plans to open more stores in Massachusetts, including a location in Westwood, in 2015.

November 1, 2013

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that Wegmans Food Markets has been awarded a “two Green Globes” certification for its store in Germantown, Md.

Portland -- The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced that Wegmans Food Markets has been awarded a “two Green Globes” certification for its store in Germantown, Md. Green Globes, which is administered in the United States by the GBI, awards buildings that qualify one through four Globes based on environmental achievements in management, site, energy, water, materials and resources, emissions, and indoor environment.

October 1, 2013

Teamsters Local 118 members on Monday overwhelmingly rejected a contract offer from Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. that would eliminate the pensions of more than 900 Rochester employees and not provide health care for their spouses.

Rochester, N.Y. - Teamsters Local 118 members on Monday overwhelmingly rejected a contract offer from Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. that would eliminate the pensions of more than 900 Rochester employees and not provide health care for their spouses. Local 118 will immediately request the participation of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to settle the outstanding contract.

May 17, 2013

Wegmans is pushing back the scheduled opening of a new store in Newton, Mass., until spring 2014.

New York – Wegmans is pushing back the scheduled opening of a new store in Newton, Mass., until spring 2014. The grocery retailer is citing construction delays and demands of other projects, such as the upcoming grand opening of a replacement store in Rochester, N.Y., this Sunday, for causing the later opening of the new suburban Boston location.

Wegmans currently operates one store in Massachusetts, a 138,000-sq.-ft. facility in the town of Northborough.

 

April 2, 2013

Store development and facilities professionals from some of the nation’s biggest retail and restaurant chains gathered in Dallas, Texas, to attend Chain Store Age’s 49th annual SPECS Conference, March 17-20, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.

New York -- Store development and facilities professionals from some of the nation’s biggest retail and restaurant chains gathered in Dallas, Texas, to attend Chain Store Age’s 49th annual SPECS Conference, March 17-20, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.   

The show combined a premier educational program — featuring more than 30 individual workshop sessions — and dynamic keynote presentations with plenty of business networking opportunities and a lively exhibit floor.

March 26, 2013

Wegmans is looking to open its first location in Boston, according to a report on Boston.com.

New York -- Wegmans is looking to open its first location in Boston, according to a report on Boston.com.

The company reportedly is seeking to open at the Landmark Center, an office and retail complex that is being redeveloped. Wegmans anticipates that an agreement for the site will be reached “in the near future,” the report said.

 

January 23, 2013

Wegmans has confirmed plans to open a store in Alexandria, Va., in 2014, according to Washington Business Journal.

New York -- Wegmans has confirmed plans to open a store in Alexandria, Va., in 2014, according to Washington Business Journal.

The store will be located in Hilltop Village, which is being developed by Houston-based Weingarten Realty Investors. The project will feature some 250,000 sq. ft. of retail, anchored by the 143,000-sq.-ft. Wegmans, and 100,000 sq. ft. of office.

 

August 10, 2012

By Craig LaRosa, Continuum

By Craig LaRosa, clarosa@continuuminnovation.com

A consumer walks into a store, tries on a pair of running shoes, and then hops online to buy them from someone else—10% to 15% cheaper. It’s called “showrooming” and it has a lot of businesses scrambling.

October 17, 2011

Wegmans Food Markets has opened its first location in Massachusetts, in the town of Northborough.

New York City -- Wegmans Food Markets has opened its first location in Massachusetts, in the town of Northborough. The 138,000-sq.-ft. store, the largest supermarket in New England, has a warm, welcoming feel.

November 7, 2010

Walgreens is suing Wegmans Food Markets, claiming the Rochester, N.Y.-based supermarket company’s logo is too...

October 18, 2010

Wegmans Food Markets plans to open its first Massachusetts store, according to The Boston Globe....

August 31, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has signed a ground lease for approximately 15,000 sq....

July 14, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Gainesville, Va. at The...

June 27, 2010

Food shopping has gotten a lot more interesting....

Food shopping has gotten a lot more interesting.

Where I grew up, there weren’t many grocery options. In rural north Louisiana in the 1960s and ‘70s, Piggly Wiggly was the dominant chain. Our household did the daily fill-in shopping at “the Pig” and then, because my dad was retired military, we made our monthly bulk purchases at the commissary on Barksdale Air Force Base, in Shreveport.

May 31, 2010

Recent press has likened today’s grocery store to a restaurant, a bistro, and an...

October 12, 2009

Wegmans Food Markets is opening its first in-store, full-service restaurant at its newest outlet in...

October 1, 2009

A recent survey released by J.D. Power and Associates put Wegmans in the highest spot...

January 21, 2009

Wegmans Food Markets, Whole Foods Market and Build-A-Bear Workshop are among the retailers that made...

November 30, 2008

Not every mid-Atlantic nook and cranny is recession-proof by any means, but within this...

November 6, 2008

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has begun to lower prices on hundreds of items throughout its...

September 28, 2008

Wegmans has unveiled a new logo that is reminiscent of its logo from the 30s...

July 31, 2008

Journalists like big stories. Especially during the lazy, hazy days of summer, we need...

July 31, 2008

As apparel chains struggle to maintain margins in a volatile marketplace, the grocery industry...

June 17, 2008

FreshDirect CEO and president Steve Michaelson has left the company. Previous to his post at...