KANSAS CITY, MO. – Publix, Wegman and Trader Joe’s were named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Customer Service Companies. Publix was ranked first among supermarkets, followed by Wegmans and Trader Joe’s respectively. 

“We are honored to be recognized with this award by our customers,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “Publix associates work hard to treat our customers like royalty, and we’re grateful to be acknowledged for customer service excellence in our industry.” 

More than 25,000 U.S. customers who have purchased, used or researched a product or service in the past three years were surveyed. The final assessment and rankings were based on how likely customers would be to recommend the companies to friends and family, and their evaluation of the companies in the areas of quality of communications, professional competence, range of services, customer focus and accessibility.