Publix opens in October 2011

Feb.09, 2011, under Community

The Publix at Cane Bay will open in October 2011!  To maintain community appeal, the budget for the store facade is one of the largest ever in Publix history.  Cane Bay could not be more excited to welcome the store that will anchor The Market at Cane Bay.  Here are some facts about Publix:

  • Founded by the late George W. Jenkins in 1930 in Winter Haven, FL
  • Largest employee-owned supermarket chain in the United States
  • One of the 10 largest-volume supermarket chains in the United States
  • 2009 retail sales of $24.3 billion
  • Current employee count of more than 146,000

Store Locations
1,032 supermarkets in:

  • Florida – 735
  • Georgia – 179
  • South Carolina – 44
  • Alabama – 45
  • Tennessee – 29

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