this ABC article, Walmart Supercenter, Pathmark (Northeast), and Pick 'n Save (Wisconsin) ranked the worst for customer service. Walmart also earned the next-to-worst overall rating (it ranked right above Pathmark) for service and perishables. Meanwhile, the four best supermarkets (Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix and Fareway Stores) all received high marks for service and cleanliness, although Wegmans was rated as pricey. Whole Foods and Jewel-Osco were rated as the most expensive (i.e. the worst price value) of all the stores surveyed.
Read the Full Report The Best and Worst Supermarkets at Consumer Reports (subscription required)Where do you shop? How do you feel about your local grocery store? Do you have unswerving loyalty to a particular chain? Tell us! Related: Cook to Cook: Do You Enjoy Grocery Shopping? (Image: Flickr member Amy Jeffries licensed for use under Creative Commons)