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Harris Teeter, Inc.

 
Overview
Harris Teeter, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ruddick Corporation, is a food market chain that operates in the eight-state area of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Maryland and Delaware. The company also operates stores in the District of Columbia. Ruddick Corporation is traded on the NY Stock Exchange at RDK.

In addition to over 200 retail stores, we also operate grocery, frozen food, and perishable distribution centers in Greensboro and Indian Trail, NC, as well as the Hunter Farms milk and ice cream facility in High Point, NC.

We are headquartered in Matthews, NC and currently have approximately 23,000 employees
Benefits
Taking care of our valued customers is your first priority. Taking care of you is ours. Harris Teeter is proud of the excellent benefit plans we offer our associates. These plans have been designed to provide the protection and security that you and your family needs. Providing you with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package adds substantial value to the total compensation you receive from Harris Teeter. In addition to a competitive base salary and the opportunity to participate in an attractive incentive program, Harris Teeter offers the following benefits:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee Term Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Supplemental AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
  • Health Care
  • Dependent Care
  • Qualified Transportation Expense (QTE)
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Legal Benefit
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Retirement and Savings Plan, including 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
  • Worklife Solutions (EAP)
  • Mortgage Affinity Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Hugh G. Ashcraft Foundation
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Associate VIC Card Discounts
Also, your contributions and service to Harris Teeter are recognized through our Associate of the Month and Service Award programs.
Career Opportunities
5/22/2006

Harris Teeter Announces its $10,000 Jingle Contest Winner
Nakita Wright from Smithfield, NC Recorded the Jingle in a Professional Studio and will be featured in a Commercial

Harris Teeter held a my harris teeter jingle contest during the month of February. The contest gave shoppers an opportunity to show off their talent by singing the Harris Teeter jingle and see if they had what it takes to be a star.
A team of judges reviewed hundreds of entries before coming to a unanimous decision and announcing Nakita Wright as the winner. Nakita is a North Carolina native currently living in Smithfield with her husband Denver. With no formal voice training, she has become an amazing singer by showcasing her talent in church, school plays and for her friends and family since the age of four. Nakita was able to further develop her voice in college and launched her professional career at twenty two.
Her hard work and dedication has paid off. Nakita took home $10,000 in the my harris teeter jingle contest. Last month she record the jingle in a professional studio and is starring in a Harris Teeter commercial scheduled to air during the season finale of American Idol.
Nakita is using the majority of her winnings to pay off bills and take care of “life stuff”. “I am also donating $1,000 to my pastor and church to show my appreciation for the blessings God has given me and to thank the congregation for their support,” said Nakita Wright.
The my harris teeter jingle contest is an extension of the my harris teeter campaign developed by Harris Teeter associates Chuck Corbeil, group vice president of marketing and Steve Kent, director of advertising/creative, during the fall of 2005. The lyrics of the jingle reflect the ownership shoppers take in Harris Teeter; the way they refer to Harris Teeter stores as “my harris teeter,” and to associates as “my store manager,” “my pharmacists,” and so on.
“I want to thank Chuck and Steve for being troopers, they were really accommodating and sweet. We developed an amazing relationship,” added Wright.
Harris Teeter is proud to show off a new member of its family, Mrs. Nakita Wright, the my harris teeter jingle winner. As the song says “It’s the little things by far, it’s the people that make us who we are”. Be sure to tune in to the American Idol season finale to check out Nakita’s jingle rendition and sing along.

EVENTS

Event Pet Mobile Meals Event Date: 6/10/2006
Location Adams Farm
5710 W High Point Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407-7047
Description Support the Pet Mobile Meals program



Event Pet Mobile Unit Food Drive Date: 6/10/2006
Location Adams Farm
5710 W High Point Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407-7047
Description Stop by and support the Pet Mobile Unit
Our Commitment
Our commitment to quality shows in our stores. Whether you are shopping at our smallest neighborhood market or our biggest metropolitan store, we offer you the best quality at lower prices.
Contact
If you would prefer to contact us by phone, our toll free number is 1-800-432-6111, option 3. You can also write to us at the address below.

Harris Teeter Inc.
Attn: Customer Relations
PO Box 10100
Matthews, NC 28106-0100
Diversity
We believe diversity is simply all those ways in which we differ. Our differences are physical such as race, gender, age and disability. They also include more subtle differences such as education, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, personal background, cultural heritage and work styles.