Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA - April 30, 2016: Two Publix Food & Pharmacy signs with a Publix grocery store.
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Publix, Wegmans tie for title of America's favorite grocery store

Publix has tied with Wegmans Food Market for the title of America’s favorite grocer, beating out other national supermarkets, including Trader Joe’s, Aldi and Whole Foods.

Lakeland, Florida-based Publix tied with Wegmans, which is headquartered in Rochester, New York, for the top spot on Market Force’s annual list of the country’s most beloved supermarkets.

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Market Force’s study surveyed more than 12,700 consumers and scored their satisfaction in five grocery categories, including the ability to find desired items, cleanliness and specialty department service.

Publix took the second-place spot in 2016, while Wegmans ranked first.

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