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WinCo: Low-Key, Low-Cost Grocer Called 'Walmart's Worst Nightmare'


 <blockquote>        <p>Prices are kept low through a variety of strategies, the main one being that it often cuts out distributors and other middlemen and buys many goods directly from farms and factories. [&#8230;] what really might scare the world’s largest retailer is how WinCo treats its employees.[&#8230;] WinCo has a reputation for doing right by employees. It provides health benefits to all staffers who work at least 24 hours per week. The company also has a pension, with employees getting an amount equal to 20% of their annual salary put in a plan that’s paid for by WinCo.</p>     </blockquote>
• August 12, 2013, 5:28 pm |