LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix reported sales of $9.3 billion for the three months ended June 29. That is a 6.8% increase over the $8.8 billion recorded in the comparable period in 2018. Comparable store sales increased 4.8% in the second quarter. The company estimates that 1.2% of that increase was due to the fact that
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Market is bringing its new-concept GreenWise Market to Tampa. The retailer also plans to remodel an older version of the format in the city, converting it into a traditional Publix store during a planned remodel scheduled to begin next month. “We look forward to sharing our new-concept GreenWise Market with
CHICAGO – The consumer health access and engagement platform higi said on Thursday that it had formed a cross-functional team dedicated to advancing the strategic goals of its partners and clients. The move comes on the heels last month’s announcement that Darren Singer is joining the company as group vice president of Network Alliances. Singer’s
LAKELAND, Fla. — Barney Barnett, vice chairman of Publix Super Markets Inc., said he will retire on April 30 after 50 years of service. Barnett said he will remain on the board of Publix Super Markets Charities. The Publix board of directors has also named him vice chairman emeritus and will recognize him at this year’s
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix senior vice president, general counsel and secretary John Attaway is retiring, effective May 31, after 21 years with the company. He will be succeeded by Merriann Metz. Attaway began his Publix career in 1997 as corporate counsel and became general counsel and secretary in 2000. He was promoted to his current positions
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix reported sales of $9.3 billion for the fourth quarter. That is an increase of about 3.8% increase over the $8.9 billion posted in prior year period. Comparable store sales were up 1.1%. Net earnings for the quarter ended December 29 were $407 million, down 46.9% from the $766.6 posted in 2017, a
NEW YORK — Wegmans Food Markets Inc. and Publix Super Markets Inc. have made Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019, coming in third and 12th, respectively. Both grocery retailers have appeared on the list every year since it was introduced 22 years ago. Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans has been among the top
LAKELAND, Fla. —Jeff Stephens, vice president of manufacturing for Publix, is retiring, effective May 1, 2019, after 38 years of service. Stephens began his Publix career in 1980 as a rail dock associate. He was promoted to lab technician in the dairy plant in 1983, quality control manager in 1988, general manager of the dairy
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix president and chief executive officer Todd Jones on Monday announced a number of executive promotions that will take effect on January 1. Kevin Murphy, senior vice president of retail operations, will be promoted to president. Murphy began his career in 1984 as a front service clerk in Margate, Florida. He worked
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to buy three stores in Florida from Albertsons Cos.’ Safeway chain. The stores are located in the cities of Altamonte Springs, Largo and Oakland Park. “Publix continues to look for ways to expand within our operating area to better serve our customers.
LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix has named Dain Rusk vice president of pharmacy. He will oversee pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and healthcare centers. He will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer David Phillips. “Dain
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.