LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Convenience and healthy living are the main focus of Publix Super Markets Inc.’s GreenWise Market, which opened earlier this month here, near Florida State University and Florida A&M University. “With our new-format GreenWise Market, we will offer today’s natural and specialty customer the new and interesting products they are looking for, while
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets on Friday announced that it will add a GreenWise Market store in its corporate hometown. The new store will be located on South Florida Avenue in Lakeland, Fla., and will be about 25,000 square feet in size. A projected opening date has not yet been determined, the company said.
NEW YORK — Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston and flash floods across the Texas and Louisiana coastal region. The storm also elicited an outpouring of generosity from the retail community. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer by sales, and the Walmart Foundation announced they had committed up to $20 million in support of relief
LAKELAND, Fla. — Ed Crenshaw, chief executive officer of Publix Super Markets Inc., announced on Wednesday that he will retire on April 30. Crenshaw will be succeeded by Todd Jones, Publix’s president, who will retain the presidency, the company said. Crenshaw has been with the privately held supermarket operator since 1974, when he was hired