QuikTrip, Sheetz Make Fortune’s Top 20 Best Workplaces

The retail sector rating is based on reviews from current staff members.
November 08, 2017

NEW YORK CITY –This week, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work released its 20 Best Workplaces in Retail listing, which found two convenience store chains within its ranks: QuikTrip and Sheetz.

Here’s the list, with commentary from QuikTrip and Sheetz employees.

1. Wegmans Food Markets

2. QuikTrip (Tulsa, OK). With close to 780 locations and more than 20,000 employees, “QuikTrip creates a family-like atmosphere among co-workers better than any business I have ever seen,” one worker surveyed said. Another added, “The company is constantly asking the employees how to improve the stores and makes changes based on the feedback. This gives employees the feeling that QuikTrip cares about them. QuikTrip takes care of the employees, who, in turn, take care of the customers.”

3. Publix Super Markets

4. Build-A-Bear Workshop

5. CarMax

6. Nugget Market

7. Sheetz (Altoona, PA). “Since I am a college student, this is a great place for me to work. Sheetz is very flexible with my school schedule. Also, they offer tuition reimbursement which is extremely helpful,” one employee said of the chain with nearly 570 locations and 15,765 staff members. Another said that, “Sheetz shares its profits by giving quarterly bonuses to all eligible employees and by enrolling us into the employee stock ownership program. We also have celebrations for employees like Sheetz Fest for everyone to celebrate their work anniversary and company holiday parties for employees and their families.”

8. REI

9. The Wireless Experience

10. SlideBelts

11. Custom Ink

12. Wayfair

13. Old Navy

14. Foot Locker

15. Nordstrom

16. Patagonia

17. Burlington Stores

18. RevZilla.com

19. The Container Store

20. Whole Foods Market.