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Updated Aug 7, 2022

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Found 4,379 of over 4K reviews
3.3
54% Recommend to a Friend
Food Lion President Meg Ham
61% Approve of CEO

Found 4,374 of over 4K reviews

3.3
54%
Recommend to a Friend
61%
Approve of CEO
Food Lion President Meg Ham
Meg Ham
1,053 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people and easy job when a student(in 235 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and days of work(in 195 reviews)
  • "always friendly and coworkers are great(in 150 reviews)
  • "Flexible scheduling and depending on the store pretty good at getting the days you need off for school and other things(in 94 reviews)
  • "Good pay, working with great coworkers, being able to have and choose flexible schedule and hours, the option to advance etc.(in 70 reviews)
Cons
  • "Low pay and expects you to do others work for them and does not train had to self train(in 425 reviews)
  • "Poor management and very gossipy(in 321 reviews)
  • "Some managers have been to the “Managers College” while others haven’t been.(in 146 reviews)
  • "No benefits for being part time(in 101 reviews)
  • "Minimum to no raises.(in 72 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    Jul 1, 2022 - Senior Analyst 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture and great leadership

    Cons

    Nothing at the moment honestly

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    experience but stress

    Aug 5, 2022 - Office Assistant in Stedman, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    usually a good group of people to work with decent hours keeps you busy good managers

    Cons

    occasional understaffing or incompetent coworkers lack of help underpaid

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great retail job

    Aug 4, 2022 - Food Lion Associate in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It was a great experience

    Cons

    Sometimes weird hours and schedules

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    A great job while in school

    Aug 3, 2022 - To-Go Server in Clarksville, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility Calm environment Friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    none none none none none

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Good place

    Aug 3, 2022 - Janitor/Cleaner 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to work. Nice people

    Cons

    Everything was good. Nothing to complain

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Excellent

    Jul 31, 2022 - Center Store Manager in Columbia, SC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent atmosphere and teamwork environment

    Cons

    Long days, some heavy lifting

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Really good place to work

    Jul 30, 2022 - Front End Cashier in Greenville, SC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice customers & good co-workers.

    Cons

    Not enough hours for a part-time person.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Job

    Jul 28, 2022 - Sales Associate/Cashier 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great Managers, and nice customers!

    Cons

    Long periods of standing, fast paced work, repetitive work.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Xx

    Jul 28, 2022 - Store Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay. Work life balance.

    Cons

    None. Love this place to work.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    I loved working here, you feel like part of the family

    Jul 28, 2022 - Produce Associate in Hickory, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Ability to make my own decisions regarding my department, plenty of hours, good breaks, down-to-earth management, employees treated well, opportunities to grow within the company, flexible scheduling

    Cons

    Low salary for work performed, no benefits for part-time associates (even if they work full time hours)

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Food Lion has an overall rating of 3.3 out of 5, based on over 4,457 reviews left anonymously by employees. 54% of employees would recommend working at Food Lion to a friend and 44% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Food Lion employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Food Lion. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

54% of Food Lion employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Food Lion 3.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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Two Food Lion leaders were named to Progressive Grocer magazine’s prestigious 2021 Top Women in Grocery list, one of the food industry’s highest honors. The award recognizes grocery retail leaders who demonstrate excellence in daily leadership throughout the industry, in their stores and communities. Food Lion recipients are Linda Stiller, Director, Associate Relations, who leads the department that supports 82,000 associates across 1100 stores and corporate office, and Kari Wilhelm, Director, Merchandising who leads merchandising efforts for Food Lion’s Southern Division. Linda provides guidance to ensure the company's treatment of associates is fair, respectful and consistent with our core values and policies. Her work promotes positive working relationships and helps associates support our towns and cities. Linda's team was critical in developing COVID-19 policies and procedures to ensure our associate's health and wellbeing. Kari is instrumental in developing and executing key category programs and strategic initiatives for almost 200 stores.
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