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Three retailers in Fortune's list of best companies to work for

Wegmans, Publix and  Nugget Markets have been named one of the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list.  Wegmans and Publix have been on the list every year, and this year rank No. 3 and No. 39 respectively. Nugget Markets has been on the list the past 15 years, coming in at No. 79 this year.

According to the Great Place to Work, this year’s list is based on survey responses from more than 650,000 employees rating their workplace culture on 60-plus elements of the workplace. These included trust in managers, respect, fairness, and camaraderie. The ranking accounted for the experiences of all employees across all demographics.

“We are so grateful for our dedicated employees who have made us a part of this list for the past 23 years,” said President and CEO Colleen Wegman. “Our people make shopping and working at Wegmans a truly special experience every day. We celebrate and thank them for all they do to earn this incredible honor.”

“The 100 Best show the way forward,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “These companies have created Great Places to Work For All—for everyone, no matter who a person is or what they do for the organization. As a result, they have built a path to realize the promise of artificial intelligence, gain strength from a diversity of perspectives, and thrive during downturns.”

For the second consecutive year, Publix has been recognized as one of Fortune’s Best Big Companies to Work For, ranking No. 7. This list debuted in 2019 and features only companies with more than 100,000 employees.

“I’m proud we continue to be recognized as a great place to work,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “These honors show the dedication our associates have to perpetuating the values Mr. George founded Publix on 90 years ago. We know these values are what make our company great and what make Publix the place where shopping is a pleasure.”

“We have a strong culture of family and fun at the core of everything we do,” said Eric Stille, President and CEO of Nugget Markets. “We come together as one family to create something very special and have fun with our guests and each other. As a company, we have three main goals: guest satisfaction, constant improvement and to be a world-class employer. I am so proud of our teams for making these goals become a reality—they aren’t just words on a wall, they’re what we live by.”

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