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Publix Recognized as 2022 Best Overall Recycling Champion
The Florida Recycling Partnership Foundation recognized Publix Super Markets on its list of 2022 Recycling Champions, awarding the company Best Overall.
“Publix remains committed to being responsible citizens in our communities, which includes caring for the environment,” said Publix Director of Environmental and Sustainability Programs Michael Hewett. “We continuously examine processes in our stores, warehouses and offices, looking for additional ways to recycle.”
Publix was recognized for its commitment across the company to recycling education, including its plastic bag recycling campaign to educate customers and its internal...
Two Publix Vice Presidents to Retire; New Vice President Announced
Today, Publix Super Markets CEO Todd Jones announced the retirement of two officers and promotion of a new officer.
After 30 years of dedicated service, Vice President of Finance Gino DiGrazia has announced his decision to retire at the end of this year.
DiGrazia, 60, began his Publix career in 1992 as manager of business analysis and reporting in Lakeland, Florida. In 1997, he was promoted to director and to vice president & controller in 2002. In 2012, he was named vice president of finance.
“Gino’s dedication to helping our retail..."
Publix recognized on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail list
Publix has been named on the 2022 Best Workplaces in Retail list by Fortune, ranking No. 5 of the 20 best large retail workplaces. Publix associates say the company’s dedication to service, welcoming culture, desire to give back and support for associates to take time off when they need it are some of the reasons they enjoy working for the company, which has more than 1,300 stores across seven states.
“We’ve made an effort to stay true to the philosophies Publix was founded on 92 years ago,” said Publix Director of...
Publix named to America’s Best Customer Service list by Newsweek
Publix has been recognized on Newsweek’s 2023 America’s Best Customer Service list, ranking No. 1 in the supermarket category for the sixth year in a row.
“One of Publix’s founding principles is treating our customers like royalty,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “Over 92 years later, we still pride ourselves on providing premier customer service. Being recognized on this list is a testament to our associates’ dedication to serving our customers.”
Newsweek determined the list based on more than 30,000 U.S. customers surveyed on how likely they would...
Publix Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Employers by State 2022 List
Publix has been recognized on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers by State list for the fourth year in a row, this year ranked No. 3 in South Carolina. The company also ranked No. 28 in Florida, No. 26 in Georgia, No. 23 in North Carolina, No. 20 in Tennessee and No. 19 in Alabama.
“At Publix, we have a culture of appreciation for our associates and our customers,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “This culture stems from our company’s philosophy of respecting the dignity of the individual..."
Publix and Instacart Debut Carrot Warehouses in Miami
Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the United States with 1,295 grocery stores across several Southeastern states, and Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, are debuting 15-minute delivery in Miami powered by Instacart's nano-fulfillment solution, Carrot Warehouses. Starting today and rolling out over the coming weeks, customers in Miami's Brickell, Coral Gables and Wynwood neighborhoods will be able to have a wide range of fresh produce, pantry staples, household goods and more delivered from Publix in as fast as 15-minutes, whether it's early morning or...
Publix Reports First Quarter 2022 Results and Stock Price
Publix’s sales for the three months ended March 26, 2022 were $13.2 billion, a 13.5% increase from $11.7 billion in 2021. Comparable store sales for the three months ended March 26, 2022 increased 11.7%.
Net earnings for the three months ended March 26, 2022 were $618 million, compared to $1.5 billion in 2021, a decrease of 58.7%. Earnings per share for the three months ended March 26, 2022 decreased to $0.90 per share, down from $2.16 per share in 2021. Excluding the impact of net...
Mark Irby Joins Publix Board of Directors
During Publix’s annual stockholders’ meeting today, Mark Irby, retired Publix vice president of marketing, was elected to the company’s board of directors.
“We congratulate Mark on his election to the board,” said Chairman Ed Crenshaw. “His extensive experience in helping build and promote our Publix brand will bring a valuable perspective.”
Irby began his Publix career in 1973 in the sign shop in Lakeland, Florida. After working in various capacities within that department, in 1983, he transferred into the advertising department as a marketing and research manager. In 1988, he...
Publix Ranked No. 4 on Inaugural Forbes Halo 100 List
Publix has been named to the inaugural Forbes Halo 100 list, ranking No. 4 out of 100 companies and No. 1 in the grocery industry. The list recognizes companies customers say are excelling at delivering great customer experiences in a responsible way.
“For more than 90 years, we’ve been passionately focused on customer value,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “Our customers know they’ll have a pleasurable shopping experience, receive help from friendly, knowledgeable associates and find unique, quality products at Publix. Being named to this list is a..."
Publix Vice President of Marketing to Retire; New Vice President Announced
After 48 years of dedicated service, Publix Super Markets’ Vice President of Marketing Mark Irby has announced his decision to retire at the end of February 2022.
Irby, 66, began his Publix career in 1973 at the sign shop in Lakeland, Florida. After working in various capacities within that department, in 1983, he transferred into the advertising department as a marketing and research manager. In 1988, he was promoted to director of marketing and advertising and to his current role in 1989.
“Mark’s dedication to helping build, promote, protect..."
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