Wilhelm Röpke‘s Humane Economy: The Social Framework of the Free Market came to mind after shopping there today — Wegmans shortening hours of operation to clean stores, restock items.
The locally headquartered company’s shelves were as stocked as best as could be expected and their cleaning crew was out in full force, with a sense of duty and responsibility. Add their response to the reasons listed in this five-year-old WaPo “economic policy” article — Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the U.S.
Röpke. Wegmans. Must be a Germanic thing.