America’s 20 Favorite Grocery Stores Have Been Revealed

Trader Joe’s has been dethroned as America’s favorite grocery store.

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Wegmans massive stores and reasonable prices helped it land in the top spot on Market Force's list of America's favorite grocery stores. The popular chain scored a 77 percent on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Here's a look at Wegmans opening in the tri-state area.
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Not only did Publix tie with Wegmans for first as America's favorite grocery store, customers also named it the cleanest grocery chain in the country, according to Market Force. The chain was also found to have the fastest checkout speeds.
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With a customer loyalty ranking of 76 percent, Trader Joe's narrowly missed the top spot on the list. But it did come first in one category. Trader Joe's was ranked as having the most courteous cashiers, according to Market Force.
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Here's a look at Trader Joe's locations opening in NYC and New Jersey.
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Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B came in third in Market Force's study of America's favorite grocery stores. The store had a 69 percent loyalty ranking, according to the study. This is a 10 percent increase from 2016.
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With a 68 percent ranking on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index, discount supermarket chain ALDI came in as America's fourth favorite grocery chain.
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Harris Teeter, which has locations throughout the South, came in as America's fifth favorite grocery chain in Market Force's study. The store had a 66 percent customer loyalty ranking.
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Midwestern grocery chain Hy-Vee is America's sixth favorite grocery chain, according to Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index. The chain had a 65 percent ranking.
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Costco tied with Hy-Vee food stores for sixth in Market Force's study of America's favorite grocery chains. Both stores received a 65 percent customer loyalty ranking.
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WinCo Foods, based in Idaho, ranked seventh in Market Force's study of America's favorite grocery chains with a 62 percent on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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"America's healthiest grocery store" has ranked eighth in Market Force's study of America's favorite grocery chains with a 61 percent score on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Fry's Food and Drug, which is mostly located in Arizona, is America's ninth favorite grocery chain, according to Market Force. The store received a 58 percent on the company's loyalty index.
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Kroger is America's 10th favorite grocery store, according to Market Force. Kroger received a 57 percent on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Target scored a 56 percent on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index, making it America's 11th favorite grocery store.
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Florida-based supermarket chain Winn-Dixie scored a 54 percent on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index, making it America's 12th favorite grocery store.
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ShopRite ranked 13th in Market Force's study of America's favorite grocery chains, with a 53 percent on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Food Lion, mostly located in the Southeast, scored a 52 percent on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index, making it America's 14th favorite grocery chain.
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Albertsons, based in Idaho, tied for 15th in Market Force's study of America's favorite supermarkets, with a 49 percent ranking on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Meijer tied for 15th in Market Force's study of America's favorite supermarkets, with a 49 percent ranking on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Sam's Club tied for 15th in Market Force's study of America's favorite supermarkets, with a 49 percent ranking on the company's Customer Loyalty Index.
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Giant Food Stores, which has locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, scored a 43 percent on Market Force's Customer Loyalty Index, making it America's 16th favorite grocery chain.
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