Nugget ranks 37th on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list

By From page A4 | January 20, 2013

For the eighth consecutive year, local family-owned and operated Nugget Markets has been named on Fortune Magazine’s national listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Nugget ranks 37 among the country’s top 100 companies.

“What makes (Nugget Markets) so great?” Fortune Magazine asks in announcing this year’s ranking. “
Fun, camaraderie and long tenure are hallmarks of this grocery chain, where one employee told us, ‘The company doesn’t see this as a workplace; they see it as a family. This is our home, where customers are treated as guests.’ ”

Known for its devotion to its associates and communities, Nugget Markets consistently nurtures a family-oriented culture and an enthusiastic work environment that encourages a healthy work-life balance. This in turn creates a positive and spirited shopping experience for its guests.

“Without a doubt, our incredibly talented, passionate team of associates shape our ever-evolving culture and work environment,” said Eric Stille, president and CEO of Nugget Market Inc. “Creating an environment of trust and mutual respect is key to the development of our culture, and I thank every leader and associate within the company for their dedication and commitment to making Nugget Markets and Food 4 Less the company that we are today.”

Nugget Market Inc. has been family-owned and -operated since 1926, and has nine Northern California stores in Davis, Woodland, Sacramento, West Sacramento, Roseville, Elk Grove, El Dorado Hills and Vacaville. The company’s three Food 4 Less stores are in Woodland, Vallejo and Cameron Park.

Enterprise staff

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