Have you ever wondered how America's favorite grocery chain, Trader Joe's, generally keeps the prices on items so low? Or why it doesn't ship its Everything But The Bagel seasoning direct to your door?
A Trader Joe's employee based in New York City answered these and other questions during a Reddit Ask Me Anything.
The employee, who chose to remain anonymous, said he has been with Trader Joe's for three years and currently works at the Lower East Side store in Manhattan. While a lot of the questions focused on hard-to-find products (sorry, that Feta cheese spread really has been discontinued), the employee also offered a behind-the-scenes look at how the chain operates.
Here are the employee's answers to four frequently asked questions about Trader Joe's.