Sweetbay Supermarket

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Sweetbay Supermarket Reviews

Updated April 16, 2015
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Sweetbay Supermarket President and COO Mike Vail
Mike Vail
31 Ratings

Pros
  • part time benefits, Healthcare, Dental, medical (in 3 reviews)

  • There isn't much structure within management, so you have a bit of freedom to do whatever you want within the store (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management only impressed with further (in 5 reviews)

  • Low-wage and very boring, no reason to want to work harder (in 3 reviews)

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  1. They got bought out by Winn Dixie

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Service Clerk in Riverview, FL
    Former Employee - Cashier/Service Clerk in Riverview, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great part time job with flexible hours
    Friendly management (may vary by store)
    Little training required

    Cons

    hourly pay is low
    hours are not consistant
    Small chance for promotion
    Very few full time positions

  2. Sales Associate

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, always willing to help each other for the most part.

    Cons

    Store manager was professional, but kind of uptight.

  3. Growth opportunities for dedicated and hard working associates.

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Sarasota, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Sarasota, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedules for part time associates
    Growth opportunities for those willing to learn

    Cons

    Poor leadership and lack of focus

    Advice to Management

    Set a clear vision and strategy.

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  5. Poor management

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Cashier in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Get to talk to different people

    Cons

    Managers were not organized and rude

  6. Friendly environment

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    Former Contractor - Registered Pharmacy Technician in Fort Myers, FL
    Former Contractor - Registered Pharmacy Technician in Fort Myers, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The Pharmacy Manager was very well organized and very helpful to patients and staff.

    Cons

    The pharmacy needs an updated computer system.

    Advice to Management

    No complaints

  7. Fun place

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket

    Pros

    Fun company to work for. Very relaxed atmosphere

    Cons

    Don't expect a lot of hours.

  8. I enjoyed working with the employees.

    Former Employee - Assistant Bookkeeper in Punta Gorda, FL
    Former Employee - Assistant Bookkeeper in Punta Gorda, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I was a promotion. The people that I worked with where experience and well seasoned for the store.

    Cons

    They closed the store down. The store was a very slow store and was not turning a profit.

  9. Affiliated witgh Kash n Karry/Sweetbay for 25 years

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    Former Employee - DSS Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - DSS Analyst in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Managerial Staff and Associates

    Cons

    Closed the doors sold to different market

    Advice to Management

    Always respect your associates

  10. Excellent Company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for while they were in business.

    Cons

    Too bad Bi-Lo holdings has purchased them. Transition to Winn-Dixie has been a disaster!!!

  11. It was a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager
    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager

    I worked at Sweetbay Supermarket full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedules, caring managers.Loved it

    Cons

    I can't think of any at this time

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

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