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Publix offers gift cards to vaccinated associates

Publix offers gift cards to vaccinated associates

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix is offering a free $125 Publix gift card to its associates who complete the full COVID-19 vaccination, the company said Friday. To receive the gift card, associates must be currently employed, submit an internal form and proof of vaccination. Although not required, the company is encouraging its associates to get the

Second round of COVID-19 vaccines heading to select Georgia Publix pharmacies

Second round of COVID-19 vaccines heading to select Georgia Publix pharmacies

LAKELAND, Fla.  — The state of Georgia has selected 139 Publix pharmacies to receive doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. While the total number of Georgia pharmacy locations is growing, not all of the previously announced 108 pharmacies will receive additional vaccines at this time. However, those pharmacies might receive more vaccines in the future.

Publix posts sales gains for Q4

Publix posts sales gains for Q4

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Inc. on Monday posted earnings of $789 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Sales increased 5%, to $9.8 billion. Comparable-store sales increased 3.6% in the period, the company said. Publix’s sales for the fiscal year ended December 28 were $38.1 billion, up 5.6% from fiscal 2018. Full-year comps increased

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug

Publix announces officer promotions

Publix announces officer promotions

LAKELAND, Fla. —  Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones announced a number of officer promotions, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Kevin Murphy, senior vice president of retail operations, will be promoted to president. Murphy began his career in 1984 as a front service clerk in Margate, Florida. He worked in various positions before being

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

Publix named as one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials

LAKELAND, Fla.  — Publix has once again been recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials. Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1998, make up about 45 percent of Publix’s workforce. “Our associates are the heart of our company,” said Publix chief executive officer and president Todd Jones. “We work to

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

Publix appoints Rusk new vice president of pharmacy

LAKELAND, Fla. — Dain Rusk will be joining Publix as vice president of pharmacy, effective June 1, 2018. Rusk will oversee pharmacy retail operations and the pharmacy retail business unit, including pharmacy central fill, specialty pharmacy, managed care programs, and collaboration efforts with hospitals and healthcare centers. He will report to executive vice president and

Publix unveils CEO succession plan

Publix unveils CEO succession plan

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets Inc. announced that chief executive officer Ed Crenshaw will retire and be succeeded by president Todd Jones. The employee-owned Southeastern food and drug retailer said Wednesday that Crenshaw is slated to step down on April 30, at which time Jones will become president and CEO. Plans call for Crenshaw