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The Des Moines Register Top Workplaces 2012
Fareway Stores, Inc.

Employees in region:
7,100
Sector:
Retail
HQ location:
Boone, IA

www.fareway.com

Top Workplace
’12

About Fareway Stores, Inc.

Fareway Stores Inc. has been providing economical food distribution to our customers in the states of Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and Minnesota since 1938, when Paul S. Beckwith along with Fred E. Vitt and Ralph I. Beckwith came to Boone, IA, to open the first store. Our mission is to provide exceptional customer service, top quality products, be the “best at fresh” in our produce, dairy and meat departments; all at affordable prices. At Fareway, we treat our customers like family and take pride in delighting them with remarkably clean stores and personalized “to your car” service.

We believe that our dedicated employees are the reason for our success. We're a family owned company and respect family values. We make it our aim to “treat others like we want to be treated” in all our relationships with customers, employees, vendors and suppliers.

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What employees say

“Compensation is extremely competitive, Sundays are free to be with family, our customers are enjoyable to work with.”
“Fareway has always been family-oriented and takes care of employees family needs without question. Everyday I can wake up and be excited to learn something new and have fun while being successful.”
“Fareway is a GREAT place to work. You meet new, interesting people and you learn new things. The experience is great and I could not ask for a better employer.”
“Great company. Outstanding benefits. Ability to move up the corporate ladder.”
“The fact that I am working for a fair and honest company that believes in the traditional values of a fair wage for an honest day's work.”
“He understands that we don't need to focus on gaining money but growing relationships between people. ”
“The are very positive about Fareway and its growth and making sure the customers and employees are happy.”
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