Publix - Store
Publix is an American retail chain of employee-owned supermarkets that meets the needs of customers in the Southeastern states of the US. Well-known as a great place to shop and work, Publix supplies its customers with pantry items, fresh produce, meats, dairy, household items, health & beauty and much more. Not only that, Publix also offers services such as in-store bakeries, pharmacies, financial services, and some Starbucks coffee shops in select stores.
Publix - History
Publix founder, George Jenkins (previously a Piggly Wiggly employee), opened his first grocery store in Winter Haven Florida in 1930. Adding as second location across town in 1935, the chain began to grow over the next few years with innovations such as air conditioning, electric eye doors, fluorescent lighting and many other unique ideas. Today, Publix has grown to more than 1300 stores throughout the Southeastern United States, including Florida, Georgia, Alabama and several others.
Publix - Promotions
Customers who shop at Publix can find savings that stack up by using coupons, weekly ads and promotions, Buy One Get One deals and many other options. The ad changes each week, offering plenty of opportunities to save money. In addition, the Club Publix free loyalty program lets members receive personalized communication, special birthday treats, digital shopping tools and other perks.
Publix - News
In September 2022, Publix Super Markets Charities committed to donating a total of $1 million to charity organizations that are offering relief after Hurricane Ian. The American Red Cross and United Way are both part of the relief efforts and will receive donations. Customers and associates are all invited to be part of the campaign to help those in need in Florida.
Publix - More Information
Committed to helping their communities, the company launched the Publix Serves program in 2015. Uniting more than 230,000 associates throughout the Publix company, this organization holds Publix Serves Week two times a year. Focusing on environmental projects, the project also works to alleviate hunger.