Publix Super Markets, Inc., commonly known as Publix, is an employee-owned American supermarket chain headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. Founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins, Publix is a private corporation that is wholly owned by present and past employees and members of the Jenkins family. 

Publix maintains 1,305 store locations across the Southeast. As of October 2022, Florida has the largest number of stores, with 836, representing about 65.8% of total locations. As of September 2022, Publix employs about 230,000 people at its 1,305 retail locations, cooking schools, corporate offices, nine grocery distribution centers, and eleven manufacturing facilities.

The manufacturing facilities produce its dairy, deli, bakery, and other food products. Publix is the largest employee-owned company in the United States. Publix is the largest employee-owned company in the United States.

Where Publix makes its best impression, in addition to maintaining clean, fully stocked, well-staffed stores, is in finding opportunities to do something unexpected and wonderful.  Their people do the little things that feel like big things to their customers.

Publix Super Markets ranked first among supermarkets in the Newsweek 2022 America’s Best Customer Service list. For the study, Newsweek partnered with global data research firm Statista to identify retailers that consistently provide top-notch customer service. Researchers surveyed more than 25,000 U.S. customers who have made purchases, used services, or gathered information about products or services in the past three years.

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