For the 11th consecutive year, Nugget Market is named on FORTUNE’s national listing.
Woodland, CA (March 3, 2016) – For the eleventh consecutive year, local family-owned and operated grocer, Nugget Market, has been named on FORTUNE Magazine’s national listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Nugget Market ranks #13 amongst the country’s top 100 companies.
“Creating a happy workplace is key to providing our communities with an extraordinary grocery experience”, say CEO and President, Eric Stille. “Our associates bring positive energy and enthusiasm to work, and our leaders work hard to provide an environment where all associates are respected, appreciated, and valued everyday. Collectively, we’ve built a dynamic, family-like culture that has been recognized again by FORTUNE Magazine and the Great Place to Work Institute, and we’re extremely grateful for the recognition.”
FORTUNE Magazine has noted, “With a culture built on a positive, fun-loving team atmosphere, this family-owned grocery company offers its employees industry-leading wages and healthcare benefits, including 100% company-paid premiums. To qualify, employees are only required to work 22 hours a week. The company has taken their employees snowmobiling and whitewater rafting, and celebrations are an integral part of Nugget’s culture, including everyday recognitions for jobs well done and multiple annual parties at stores. It’s a testament to the company that during its 90-year history, Nugget has never had a single layoff.”
For more information read the Great Place to Work review.
Nugget Market is a family-owned and operated grocery chain offering Northern California a unique, down-home yet progressive shopping experience that focuses on natural, organic and local products displayed alongside conventional and ethnic items.
Celebrating their ninetieth anniversary, Nugget Market has nine Nugget Markets in the Sacramento Valley, three Nugget Markets in Marin County, one Fork Lift by Nugget Markets and two Food 4 Less stores. Later this month Nugget Markets will acquire Sonoma Market and Glen Ellen Village Market in the Sonoma Valley.
To identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For, each year Fortune partners with Great Place to Work to conduct the most extensive employee survey in corporate America. Two-thirds of a company’s survey score is based on the results of the Trust Index Employee Survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees from each company. This survey asks questions related to employees’ attitudes about management’s credibility, overall job satisfaction, and camaraderie. The other third is based on responses to the Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions about hiring practices, methods of internal communication, training, recognition programs, and diversity efforts.