Supermarkets to Host Job Fairs on June 1

Keasbey, NJ (May 24, 2023) – Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative with member companies that own and operate supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Gourmet Garage and Fairway Market banners, today announced that its supermarket banners will host hiring fairs for candidates looking for career opportunities and valuable experience in retail on Thursday, June 1.

The walk-up job fairs are taking place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at most store locations throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.  Candidates can visit most participating stores to speak with a hiring representative for an immediate interview. Full-time, part-time and management positions are available, varying by location.

Available positions, including general, perishable, front end and stocking clerks, feature flexible hours and a wide variety of cross training to provide employees with the knowledge, skills and tools to work as a team throughout the store. Training programs include a game-based app and are designed to provide a solid foundation so each individual can achieve their best and pursue career goals. Each job offers opportunities for career growth and plays an integral part in the operation of the entire Wakefern cooperative and its retail banners and stores.

The family-owned supermarkets also offer associates entertainment and tuition discounts, and scholarship opportunities. Wakefern, the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative, has a 76-year history of commitment to communities and the family-owned businesses that are part of the cooperative.

Candidates can learn more about the job fair and career opportunities by checking with their local stores or online. Please visit:

About Wakefern Food Corp.
From a small, local cooperative that began with eight grocery store owners, Wakefern Food Corp. has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. Founded in 1946, the cooperative includes nearly 50 member families who today independently own and operate hundreds of supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Dearborn Market, Gourmet Garage, and Fairway Market banners in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. For more information, please visit