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Publix to offer Veterans Day discounts

Publix to offer Veterans Day discounts

LAKELAND, Fla. — As a token of appreciation for their service, Publix will offer veterans, active military and their families a 10% discount on their groceries on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11. To receive the discount, at checkout customers must present a veteran or military ID card, a discharge document or a driver’s license with

Publix announces VP retirements, promotion

Publix announces VP retirements, promotion

LAKELAND, Fla.— Publix Super Markets on Monday announced that two members of its executive team are retiring, and another has been promoted. Vice President of Finance Gino DiGrazia has decided to retire at the end of this year after 30 years with the company. DiGrazia, 60, began his Publix career in 1992 as manager of

Publix and Instacart offering 15-minute delivery

Publix and Instacart offering 15-minute delivery

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix is launching a 15-minute delivery service in Miami powered by Instacart’s nano-fulfillment solution, Carrot Warehouses. The service, which debuted on Thursday and will roll out over the coming weeks, will allow customers in Miami’s Brickell, Coral Gables and Wynwood neighborhoods to have a wide range of fresh produce, pantry staples, household goods and

Publix associates recognized for community involvement

Publix associates recognized for community involvement

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix recognized six associates with the Mr. George Community Service Award during the company’s recent annual stockholders’ meeting. Publix founder George Jenkins, affectionately known as Mr. George, believed that Publix and its associates should make a difference in the communities they serve. And he set the example by giving of his time,

Publix launches donation program to support Ukraine

Publix launches donation program to support Ukraine

LAKELAND, Fla.— Publix said Thursday that it is launching a register donation program to support people in Ukraine. “Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine,” said Publix director of community relations Dwaine Stevens. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to provide a way for our customers and associates to help support the growing humanitarian need

Bridgid O’Connor named VP, real estate strategy at Publix

Bridgid O’Connor named VP, real estate strategy at Publix

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets is promoting Bridgid O’Connor to vice president of real estate strategy. She will succeed Bob Balcerak, who plans to retire on March 31 after 29 years of service. O’Connor, 40, began her Publix career in 1998 as a part-time cashier in Dunedin, Florida. After working in customer service roles

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

Amazon tops dunnhumby grocery list

CHICAGO — Amazon took the top spot in dunnhumby’s latest ranking of the nation’s top grocery retailers,  with H-E-B following in second place and Market Basket leapfrogging three retailers to take the third spot away from Trader Joe’s. Wegmans held onto the fourth spot for a second year in a row. “The pandemic has massively

Renfroe to succeed Irby as Publix’ marketing VP

Renfroe to succeed Irby as Publix’ marketing VP

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets’ vice president of marketing Mark Irby plans to retire at the end of February. The 48-year company veteran will be succeeded by Malinda Renfroe. Renfroe, 42, began her Publix career in 2005 as a marketing support associate in Lakeland, Florida. She became a field marketing coordinator in 2006, category

Publix honors 12 leaders for their dedication

Publix honors 12 leaders for their dedication

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets recognized 12 leaders with the company’s President’s Award during a dinner celebration Tuesday night. The award was given to nine district managers, a recently promoted regional director and two support leaders who embody Publix’s founding philosophies. Recipients have proven their dedication to fairness; mentoring future leaders; and maintaining the

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