Publix Super Markets, Inc., commonly known as Publix, is an American supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida.
Founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins, it is an employee-owned, privately held corporation. The company’s 2011 sales totaled US$27.1 billion, with profits of nearly $1.5 billion, ranking #106 on Fortune magazine’s Fortune 500 list of U.S. companies for 2012. Based on 2011 revenue, Publix is the fourteenth-largest US retailer.

Publix has operations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee.
Publix employs over 140,000 people at its 1,068 retail locations, cooking schools, corporate offices, eight grocery distribution centers, and nine Publix brand manufacturing facilities. The manufacturing facilities produce its dairy, deli, bakery, and other food products.

Publix stands as one of the largest US regional grocery chains, only one of a handful of chains operating over 1,000 locations. Its main competitors are national grocery chains IGA, Kroger, SuperValu, and Whole Foods; consolidated retail and warehouse chains, including Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart, Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale Club; and several regional grocery chains, including BI-LO, Harris Teeter, Fresh Market, Piggly Wiggly, Sweetbay, Winn-Dixie, and Ingles. Publix’s slogan is “Where Shopping is a Pleasure”.

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