Retailers, suppliers make Fortune top-100 workplace list

Wegman's Food Markets ranked fifth best place to work

NEW YORK — Fortune magazine has released its list of the 100 best companies to work for this year, and a number of retailers and suppliers made the cut.

Among retailers, Wegman's Food Markets came in at fifth place, with 8.3% job growth. Nugget Market, a supermarket chain based in Sacramento, Calif., ranked 37th; Whole Foods ranked 71st; and Publix Super Markets ranked 77th.

Among suppliers, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, ranked 20th; Genentech ranked 36th; and Novo Nordisk ranked 48th. Confectionary manufacturer Mars ranked 95th.

Fortune's annual list, compiled by the Great Place to Work Institute is based on surveys of companies' employees, which account for two-thirds of a company's score. Employees are asked about management's credibility, job satisfaction and camaraderie. The other third is based on the institute's Culture Audit, which includes questions about pay and benefit programs, hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, social responsibility and diversity efforts.

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