The Grocery Store America Loves Most
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EvaGaye August 23, 2022
Unfortunately the #1 store is in Texas. HEB takes the proverbial cake. I miss it so!!!
PanfriedVI August 23, 2022
How many stores could each subject name? Because that adds up to a lot mor than 100%
Mindy S. May 10, 2017
Kroger bought out Fred Meyer's here in the NW. The other day we went in to pick up a few groceries. My partner is a gluten free eater. He loves beer and went to go pick up some yummy Omission micro-brew beer (made in OR) and no where to be found. Turns out the dept. head doesn't want to carry it. What a pity. We won't be shopping at Kroger's anymore.
Kathryn May 7, 2017
I'm an eastern girl who moved west. I am missing Wegman's terribly. I have turned to Trader Joes & Sprouts, Kroger (Smith's) is third on my list.
Susan May 6, 2017
Kroger and Whole Foods are within two blocks of each other in my city. Kroger competes very favorably in terms of quality and choice, and beats WF hands down when it comes to price. Having lived and shopped all over the country (NE, mid-Atlantic, mid-west, Deep South, PNW, Southern California, upper-Midwest, mid-south), that Kroger edged the rest is not much of a surprise.
Sheila H. May 5, 2017
Wegman's without a doubt, in a heartbeat, with my eyes closed! If their footprint would just reach me out here in CA.... I serendipitously met Danny Wegman (by himself!) in his flagship store (Pittsford NY), and he was gracious as I was trying not to gush about his lovely store. It's consistently one of the top 5 places to work as well. I'd gush more, but you just have to know. When you go, you'll know. There's no one else on the list as far as I'm concerned.
La'Chia May 6, 2017
I moved to CA from Maryland and I really miss Wegmans! Their store brand is high quality and they have great prices on name brands. Plus the staff was incredibly friendly! I used to love picking up my groceries there every Monday after work. Out here, Nugget is probably the closest thing out here but it's not the same by a long shot.
creamtea May 5, 2017
Have barely heard of and never seen Kroger's or Wegman's, so yes, completely befuddled. Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and Fairway for me.
foofaraw May 5, 2017
I am surprised it is not Aldi. I went to Aldi and buy most of my 'western' grocery, go to ethnic/Asian market to buy 'exotic' spices, vegetable, and package food, and sometimes normal supermarket/Whole Foods for specific item/organic items. I go to Kroger but almost never got anything from there. There is one Kroger near our place that just closed down.
Stephanie B. May 5, 2017
I think Wegman's, not Disney, deserves the tagline: "happiest place on earth."
Jackson F. May 5, 2017
I'd love to see a similar survey done regionally—can't imagine Kroger beating Wegman's anywhere they go head to head!
Niknud May 5, 2017
Probably not, but as a person who lives somewhere without Wegman's (sniff sniff), I am more than happy with Krogers. Their organic brand (Simple Truth) is reliably good and affordable.
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