Wegmans stores have acquired a bit of a cult-like following.
It’s easy to see why. The company, which is headquartered in Rochester, New York, has been labeled the “best grocery chain” in the US. America’s favorite grocery chain is also frequently lauded as a top employer.
But you can’t find a Wegmans just anywhere. The chain’s 98 stores are spread out between New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. According to the company’s website, the brand employs 48,000 people.
Business Insider spoke with a few current and former Wegmans employees to get a sense of how the company operates. We also found a number of insights from employees on the web.
Here are a few things all Wegmans employees know, but customers may not: