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ShopRite honored for ‘Best In-State Customer Service’

ShopRite honored for ‘Best In-State Customer Service’

KEASBEY, N.J. – ShopRite has been named to Newsweek’s 2020 America’s Best-In-State Customer Service for New Jersey, which recognizes companies for building key relationships with customers and providing extraordinary shopping experiences. The magazine surveyed thousands of American customers, asking each participant about retailer accessibility, range of services, communication, competence and customer focus. The publication also

Wakefern store brands win Vertex awards

Wakefern store brands win Vertex awards

KEASBEY, N.J. – Two store brands introduced last year at ShopRite supermarkets have been recognized in a global competition devoted to private-brand package design. Wakefern Food Corp., owner and operator of supermarkets under the ShopRite and other banners, said judges of the Vertex Awards had honored its Bowl & Basket and Paperbird store brands. Individual items

ShopRite launches #EssentialThanks campaign

ShopRite launches #EssentialThanks campaign

KEASBEY, N.J. — ShopRite has kicked off a campaign to thank health care workers, first responders and supermarket associates everywhere who are serving communities through the COVID-19 crisis. The campaign, called Essential Thanks, gives everyone an opportunity to show their gratitude by posting a thank you note to COVID-19 frontline workers. “The COVID-19 pandemic has

Wakefern posts sales of $16.6 billion

Wakefern posts sales of $16.6 billion

KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. reported retail sales of $16.6 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 28. That is a 0.7% increase from the prior year. Wakefern opened five new ShopRite stores and also welcomed a new banner, Manhattan-based Gourmet Garage, during the fiscal year. “It’s a time of great change and

ShopRite celebrates Family Meals Month

ShopRite celebrates Family Meals Month

KEASBEY, N.J.– September is Family Meals Month and ShopRite is celebrating by engaging its team of in-store dietitians to help customers create and enjoy nutritious and delicious family meals. “ShopRite has always believed that one of the keys to healthy eating is finding ways to enjoy more meals at home,” says Natalie Menza-Crowe, director of

ShopRite recognized for “green” efforts

ShopRite recognized for “green” efforts

KEASBEY, N.J. – ShopRite was named the recipient of EarthShare New Jersey’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Award, just in time for Earth Day. EarthShare New Jersey, a 25-year-old organization that works with 400 environmental groups across the state and country, recently recognized ShopRite for its commitment to sustainability through key initiatives with customers and associates, recycling, waste

ShopRite, RWJBarnabas Health launch free wellness classes

ShopRite, RWJBarnabas Health launch free wellness classes

KEASBEY, N.J. – ShopRite and RWJBarnabas Health are expanding their partnership to provide a new education program designed to help shoppers to manage their weight and improve their overall well-being. Titled, “Eat Well. Be Happy,” the six-week program will be offered free of charge to customers starting this month, and taught in-store by ShopRite’s team of

ShopRite opens new Long Island store

ShopRite opens new Long Island store

LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — ShopRite recently a new supermarket in this Long Island community. The 45,000-square-foot store is in a building that formerly housed a Waldbaum’s supermarket, but that has been completely renovated to reflect ShopRite’s take on a convenient grocery format with a focus on fresh food. The store was outfitted with the latest

Industry mourns loss of Wakefern icon James Sumas

Industry mourns loss of Wakefern icon James Sumas

KEASBEY, N.J. — Wakefern Food Corp. and ShopRite are mourning the loss of James Nicholas Sumas, the longtime patriarch of Village Super Market Inc., which owns and operates 30 ShopRite supermarkets in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland. Sumas died Saturday in his hometown of Morristown, N.J. He was 84. In addition to helping