Publix pilots delivery service with Instacart in select areas of Miami starting July 12

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Jul-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning July 12, Publix will begin piloting a service with Instacart in select areas of Miami. Instacart is an e-commerce and delivery service that allows customers to place their grocery orders online and have their items delivered right to their doorsteps. Customers can place orders by visiting www.instacart.com/publix. […]

Merriann Metz promoted to Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary Publix

LAKELAND, Florida, 2016-May-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Publix CEO and President Todd Jones announced the promotion of Merriann Metz to Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Metz began her career at Publix in 2006 as an attorney in the corporate legal department. She was promoted to senior attorney in 2010 and to her current […]

Publix announces the promotion of Merriann Metz to Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

LAKELAND, Florida, 2016-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Publix CEO and President Todd Jones announced the promotion of Merriann Metz to Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. Metz began her career at Publix in 2006 as an attorney in the corporate legal department. She was promoted to senior attorney in 2010 and to her current […]

Publix earns $8.7 billion in sales for the first quarter of 2016 a 4.5 percent increase from last year

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix’s sales for the first quarter of 2016 were $8.7 billion, a 4.5 percent increase from last year’s $8.3 billion. Comparable-store sales for the first quarter of 2016 increased 3.3 percent. The company estimates sales increased 1.2 percent due to the effect of the Easter holiday being […]

Publix ranked 67 on this year’s Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” list

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 19th consecutive year, Publix has been honored as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Publix was ranked No. 67 on this year’s list — up from No. 81 last year — and was one of only 12 companies to have made the […]

Publix reports 4.5 percent increase of its sales in Q4 of 2015

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Mar-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2015 were $8.2 billion, a 4.5 percent increase from last year’s $7.9 billion. Comparable-store sales for the fourth quarter of 2015 increased 3.2 percent. Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2015 were $521.1 million, compared to $453.3 million in 2014, […]

Publix opens on Pinterest and Instagram

LAKELAND, Fla., 2016-Feb-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Publix Super Markets extended the company’s online social presence with fourth quarter soft launches to Pinterest (December 2015) and Instagram (October 2015). The company currently has more than 14,000 Followers on Instagram and almost 1,000 on Pinterest. Pinterest provides a platform for Publix customers to discover the company’s […]

Publix VP of Fresh Product Business Development David Bridges announced his decision to retire

LAKELAND, Fla., 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last month, David Bridges, Vice President of Fresh Product Business Development, announced his decision to retire Jan. 1, 2016, after 49 years of service to the company. Bridges’s career began in 1966 at store #0011, Lakeland, Florida, as a front service clerk. By 1981, he was promoted to […]

Publix celebrates 85 years

LAKELAND, Fla., 2015-9-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Sept. 6, Publix will celebrate 85 years of serving customers and their local communities. Founded in 1930 by the late George W. Jenkins (Mr. George) in Winter Haven, Fla., Publix has grown from a single store into the largest employee-owned supermarket in the United States with […]

Publix expands its Online Easy Ordering offerings at all stores to include bakery cakes

LAKELAND, Fla., 2015-8-11— /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Publix expands its Online Easy Ordering (OEO) offerings at all stores to include bakery cakes. Since custom cake orders generally take 24 hours to fulfill, pick up will begin tomorrow, Aug. 11. To place an online cake order, visit Bakery Cakes. Screen instructions walk customers through each […]