Forbes has compiled its list of The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail 2018. Once again, Wegmans leads the way. The Rochester-based grocery store, with many locations in Syracuse, is #1 for the third consecutive year.

According to the survey conducted by Forbes, Wegmans has a great work environment, with nearly 50,000 employees and healthy revenues exceeding $8 billion. The chain also offers mentors and other facets geared toward providing an employee with the requisite tools to build a career. Three other businesses with strong presences in Central New York made the list.

5. Burlington
The coat store chain has a location in North Utica and three others in the Syracuse area, and fosters a sense of community and teamwork.

10. Foot Locker
The athletic giant where employees wear referee's shirts has one store in New Hartford's Sangertown Mall and two others in the Syracuse area. Based in New York City, it is known for its positive company culture.

14. Old Navy
The clothing outlet from San Francisco has locations in New Hartford and DeWitt, and has been called an inspirational place to work.


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