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Founded on December 27, 1921, and located in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, and North Carols, Publix Super Markets, Inc. is a discount supermarket operating company. The company sells nutritional products (including produce, dairy, bakery, deli products, meat, and seafood), beauty, general goods, medicinal, floral, and other products and services. A variety of nationally advertised and private labels are included in the product lines of the business and unbranded items, including cosmetics, meat, and meat.

The history of the brand

Publix relies on the core principle of customer support as a key to growth. The business was based around providing its customers with a great shopping experience, with secondary and tertiary goals being quality and price. In 1930 George W. Jenkins Jr. became a founder and opened a grocery store in Winter Haven, FL. He shut down 2 of his existing stores in 1940 in order to open a new and cutting-edge supermarket with new technology such as fluorescent lights and air conditioning at the time.

Publix has been focused on making it a good place to shop and regularly invest in its shops. In 2014, the company spent $1.6 billion to construct, buy and renovate stores and to extend its presence by opening the first stores in the Sixth Footprint of North Carolina. Over the years, Publix has become a market leader in food innovation by introducing new services in its stores (batteries, pharmacies, flower shops). For instance, in 2001, Publix experimented with food supply, but it stopped service because it proved in advance.

Business directions

The fundamental strategy of the business concentrates on customer service, product quality, and the shopping environment. Publix also claims that it focuses on convenient places and affordable rates. These parameters were vital to the success of the company. Besides, management assumes that continuing emphasis is essential to differentiation, sustainable market share, as well as financial growth in an ever more competitive industry.

Key facts about the company

Publix is the most prominent employee-owned organization in the country, with more than 180,000 workers. Only current employees and the Board of Directors of the company access to the stocks of the company. The ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) prevents transferring the common stock value without the owner’s first offering it to the company. The company’s stock share price is calculated by its Board of Directors who derive value based on the finances of the competing companies and their relationship to Publix and who compare the common stock prices of rivals.

Mission and vision

The mission statement of Publix highlights the quality standard the organization needs to meet and treating its customers as a part of a global role model. A declaration of corporate vision reveals a company’s potential, and the mission statement describes steps or plans that will contribute to those goals. In this case, the mission statement of Publix underpins the company’s supremacy in the food chain, as its goal is to provide its customers with the best services and at the same time provide its workers with the perfect work climate.

Typical Hours of Operation

Mo 8:00 - 20:00
Tu 8:00 - 20:00
We 8:00 - 20:00
Th 8:00 - 20:00
Fr 8:00 - 20:00
Sa 8:00 - 20:00
Su 8:00 - 20:00

Locations: 1190 locations in 29 states and 431 cities.


Specialties: Radiators, Batteries, Fuel Injectors, Air Conditioning, A C, Transmissions, Cooling, Antifreeze

Services: Oil Change


  • Supermarkets & Super Stores
  • Grocery Stores


  • accepts credit cards

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