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Company Overview of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Company Overview

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. owns and operates a chain of supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. It offers various products that include vegetables, chicken, beef, pork, seafood, pastas, gluten-free products, cheeses, bakery, deli, kosher, prepared foods, special diets, beverages, organic snacks, wines, and pharmaceutical products, as well as florist and catering services. Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. was formerly known as Rochester Fruit & Vegetable Company. The company was founded in 1916 and is based in Rochester, New York.

1500 Brooks Avenue

Rochester, NY 14603-0844

United States

Founded in 1916

Phone:

585-328-2550

Fax:

585-464-4626

Key Executives for Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 66
President
Age: 42
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 65
Senior Vice President of Consumer Affairs
Vice President of Seafood Sustainability
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Key Developments

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. to Open New Store in Burlington Massachusetts on October 26, 2014

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. announced plans to open a new store in Burlington, Massachusetts on October 26, 2014. The company's third location in the state is part of a shopping and dining destination located on 3rd Avenue in Burlington. Available part-time positions include everything from culinary professionals to customer service representatives. The Burlington store will employ a total of approximately 600 people, most of whom will be hired locally. Of these, approximately 200 full-time positions are currently being filled.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Recalls Wegmans Ice in 18 lb. and 7 lb. Bags

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Wegmans Ice in 18 lb. (UPC 77890 29200) and 7 lb. (UPC 77890 29197) bags sold between January 1 and June 10, 2014. This recall has been initiated because the ice may contain metal pieces from a broken part in the machine that produces the ice, posing a possible choking hazard. The affected bags of Wegmans Ice were sold in Wegmans’ stores located in Pennsylvania (excluding Erie), New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland. Wegmans estimates that approximately 6,000 bags of potentially affected ice were sold. Customers may return the product to Wegmans for a full refund.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Opens New Store in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has opened a new store in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Wegmans Store Manager Rich Boscia and his team of 550 employees have been working for months toward one goal to dazzle customers with incredible service, the right selection, and low prices, from day one and every day thereafter.

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