Publix Supermarkets

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Publix is a grocery store chain with more than 1,200 locations throughout the southeastern United States. The company headquarters are in Lakeland, FL. They opened their first store in Alabama in 1996 and, as of 2019, there are 77 stores throughout the state.

History

The company was founded by George W. Jenkins in the early 1930's. His first two stores were located in Winter Haven, FL and in the 1940's the company began to expand into other regions with the purchase of a chain of 19 small stores (All-American Stores) and a warehouse.

Locations

  • Chelsea
    • Chelsea Crossroads, 501 Chelsea Xrds
  • Moody
    • The Village at Moody, 2200 Village Drive

References

  • Beahm, Anna (November 12, 2019) "New Publix grocery store opening on Lakeshore Parkway Nov. 20" The Birmingham News
  • Thornton, William (March 13, 2020) "Vestavia Hills Publix to open March 25" The Birmingham News

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