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Wegmans to eliminate plastic bags by end of 2022

Wegmans to eliminate plastic bags by end of 2022

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans announced last week that it will eliminate plastic bags companywide by the end of 2022. With this decision, the company’s goal is to shift all customers to reusable bags, the best option to solve the environmental challenge of single-use grocery bags. “We understand shoppers are accustomed to receiving plastic bags at checkout and

Customer satisfaction with retailers is mostly steady

Customer satisfaction with retailers is mostly steady

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Customer satisfaction with retail is relatively stable, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2021-2022 ranking.  The Retail Trade sector as a whole saw its score dip just 0.5% to 75.1 (out of 100). “Cool stability,” says ACSI managing director David VanAmburg. “That’s the best way to describe the retail sector

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

CHICAGO — Amazon took the top spot in dunnhumby’s latest ranking of the nation’s top grocery retailers,  with H-E-B following in second place and Market Basket leapfrogging three retailers to take the third spot away from Trader Joe’s. Wegmans held onto the fourth spot for a second year in a row. “The pandemic has massively

Wegmans to take Manhattan

Wegmans to take Manhattan

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Wegmans Food Markets is bringing its heralded supermarket experience to Manhattan with the planned opening of a second New York City store in the second half of 2023. The outlet will be located at 770 Broadway, the former site of the Astor Place Kmart store. Wegmans opened its first NYC store in

J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

TROY, Mich. — The great national experiment with delivering primary care services such as vaccinations, routine screenings and physical exams through retail pharmacies has reached a critical milestone. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Wednesday, more than half (51%) of retail pharmacy customers have used health and wellness services during the

Wegmans premieres in New York

NEW YORK — Wegmans made its New York City debut with the opening last month of a 74,000-square-foot store in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard. At the opening, the crowd included self-identified “Wegmaniacs” from the retailer’s hometown of Rochester, N.Y., as well as Brooklynites eager to find out what the fuss was about. Store manager Kevin Cuff

Wegmans expands in North Carolina

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Weg­mans Food Markets Inc. is boosting its planned presence in North Carolina with the confirmation of plans to open a fifth store in the state. The new store will be located on the Route 98 bypass in Wake Forest, N.C., which is approximately 11 miles northeast of the Raleigh site where