America's Favorite Grocery Store Is......Wegmans. And Publix. The two tied in an online survey conducted by Market Force of 12,700 people that ranked 23 grocery stores based on a customer loyalty index.
Wegmans, which is based in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, and Publix, which is based in the South, each scored a 77 percent rating. Walmart came in last with a 31 percent rating.
This is the second consecutive year that Wegmans has held the top spot in the annual study, after unseating long-running favorite Trader Joe's in 2016.
When the grocery stores were ranked by attributes, Publix topped the list for fast checkout, availability of items, ease of finding items and store cleanliness categories. Wegmans was No. 1 for specialty department service category and second for availability of items and ease of finding items.
America's grocery stores ranked by customer loyalty:
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