The best supermarkets in America

  • Publix and Wegmans are tied for first place as the best supermarkets in the US. 
  • Publix ranked highest for fast checkouts, item availability, and store cleanliness.
  • Trader Joe's scored the highest in cashier courtesy and Aldi got the best score on value.

 

Publix and Wegmans are the best supermarket in the US, followed by Trader Joe's and H-E-B, according to a survey. 

More than 12,700 consumers were asked to rate their favorite grocery chains on attributes like best value, fastest service, and cleanliness for the survey by Market Force Information, a retail consulting firm.

Publix ranked highest for fast checkouts, item availability, and store cleanliness.

Trader Joe's scored the highest in cashier courtesy, while Wegmans won on its specialty department service. Aldi got the best score on value.

The scoring system is based on customers' satisfaction and likelihood to recommend the store to others.

Here are the rankings:

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The best supermarkets in America

23. Walmart

Score: 31 percent

22. Stop & Shop

Score: 38 percent

21. Safeway

Score: 39 percent

20. Giant Food Stores

Score: 43 percent

19. Sam's Club

Score: 49 percent

18. Meijer

Score: 49 percent

17. Albertsons

Score: 49 percent

16. Food Lion

Score: 52 percent

15. Shoprite

Score: 53 percent

14. Winn-Dixie Stores

Score: 54 percent

13. Target

Score: 56 percent

12. Kroger

Score: 57 percent

11. Fry's

Score: 58 percent

10. Whole Foods Market

Score: 61 percent

9. WinCo Foods

Score: 62 percent 

8. Costco

Score: 65 percent

7. Hy-Vee Food Stores

Score: 65 percent

6. Harris Teeter

Score: 66 percent

5. Aldi

Score: 68 percent

4. H-E-B

Score: 69 percent

3. Trader Joe's

Score: 76 percent

2. Wegmans

Score: 77 percent

1. Publix Super Markets

Score: 77 percent

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