Forbes magazine ranks New Seasons Market as the #1 Oregon-based employer and retailer, #3 overall


PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Forbes magazine ranked New Seasons Market as the number one Based in Oregon employer and retailer, as shown in recent market research conducted with Statista. The ranking, which was compiled by surveying 70,000 Americans working for companies with at least 500 employees, also listed Lam Research, based in Fremont, Calif., and Costco Wholesale, based in Issaquah, Wash., as top employers. of State.

“In the midst of so many transitions and changes over the past few years, it is incredible to be recognized by our staff as a top employer,” said Nancy Lebold, CEO of New Seasons Market. “We hold our staff in such high regard and truly appreciate the contributions each of them makes to our communities, our customers and the entire team. We are honored to see this recognized nationally.

The list is divided into 51 rankings — one for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia — with polls conducted anonymously, allowing participants to freely share their opinions. The final list includes 1,382 U.S. employers who received the most referrals.

“Two years into an ongoing global pandemic that has forever transformed the workplace, what makes a good employer? Whether working remotely or in the office, Americans’ priorities have shifted,” Forbes said. “Employers have had to motivate talent, fight burnout and ensure the well-being and safety of their workers, all while chasing profits in a sensitive political landscape that has spurred new levels of corporate activism – not to mention a growing gap in what people expect from institutions and businesses.

As an employer, New Seasons Market offers industry-leading compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) matching, paid parental leave , paid volunteer time and paid vacation. And, as the first grocer to achieve B Corp certification, New Seasons Market aims to exceed standards for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

New Seasons Market is focused on building and nurturing the communities it serves – creating lasting relationships with customers, staff and vendors. The company buys from as many local tastemakers as possible, connects them with customers, and does its part to champion the regional food economy. Operating in a fiscally responsible manner, inspiring environmental stewardship, supporting non-profit organizations and contributing to the neighborhood are just a few of the other ways New Seasons Market is committed to being the ultimate neighborhood store.

About New Seasons Market

New Seasons Market is a friendly neighborhood grocery store that believes great tasting local food has the power to build community and improve lives. Whether it’s caring for its people, partners, neighborhoods and the environment or building a sustainable business, it does what it loves by committing to cultivating a strong community centered on the food. Founded in 2000 by three families and 50 friends in Portland, Oregon, New Seasons Market is now a team of nearly 2,700 passionate employees across 19 stores in Oregon and Washington, serving a unique blend of local and organic items, favorites groceries, chef-made on-the-go meal solutions. New Seasons Market prides itself on its progressive values, from offering industry-leading compensation and benefits to committing 10% of its after-tax profits to the communities it serves. For more information, visit


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