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Publix to offer Reed's anti-nausea remedy
August 4th, 2010
LOS ANGELES – Publix Super Markets Inc. will carry Reed's Inc.'s Natural Ginger Nausea Relief in all its stores, the supplier said.
The ginger-based remedy for nausea and motion sickness will be available in Publix' over-the-counter remedy aisle, the supplier added.
The Southeastern supermaket chain operates 1,020 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee.
"This is a terrific fit for both Reed's and Publix, and we are excited to introduce Reed's Ginger Nausea Relief into all Publix supermarket locations in the Southeast and expand our distribution," said Chris Reed, founder, chairman and CEO of Reed's. "About 75% of Publix stores also include pharmacies, which have ranked number one in customer satisfaction among supermarket pharmacies for four years. As one of the largest regional natural grocery chains in the U.S., Publix is committed to offering its customers the finest premium products and freshest foods available anywhere."
Eddie Pearson, Reed's vice president of sales in the Southern region, commented, "Publix is the dominant supermarket chain of Florida, with stores also in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, and Tennessee, and is committed to customer service and offering its shoppers the best premium and natural products available anywhere in the U.S. We are excited to expand Reed's All Natural Ginger Nausea Relief throughout the Southeast marketplace and look forward to developing exciting programs with Publix."