Trader Joe's: A Fun Place to Work and Shop

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Summary Founded in 1958, Trader Joe’s (TJ) is a multi-billion dollar national grocery chain offering specialty foods at lower than average prices in 23 states and 300 stores world-wide. It is an original market where you will find unique items from all around the world. The environment has a relaxed Hawaiian feel and the employees are friendly and helpful with excellent product knowledge. They are able to keep their product prices low and pay their employees high by keeping low overhead and using excellent negotiating skills to capture retail locations at great prices. These are a few of the things that makes Trader Joe’s stand out from the rest. Trader Joe’s mission: To bring our customers the best food and beverage values and the information to make informed buying decisions. When it comes to controlling, Trader Joe’s puts a lot of effort into their employees. They begin with choosing people that have the right demeanor to fit into the role of providing enthusiastic yet laid back customer service. Trader Joe holds great value in their employees who they show with abov...

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