Publix is an American supermarket chain headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. Founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins, Publix is a private corporation that is wholly owned by current and former employees. It is one of the largest employers in the United States, with over 200,000 employees. As of 2020, Publix has 1,242 stores in the southeastern United States.
Publix is famous for its customer service, cleanliness, and wide selection of products. It has been ranked as one of the most trusted brands in America and is regularly listed among the best companies to work for. Publix’s major competitors are Kroger, Safeway, and Walmart. Florida has the most Publix stores (719), followed by Georgia (290), Alabama (128), South Carolina (83), and Tennessee (42).
Publix has generally positive reviews online, with customers praising its friendly staff, convenient locations, and wide range of products. Its hours of operation vary by location but are typically Monday-Saturday 7am-9pm and Sunday 8am-9pm. Publix stores are closed on, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Publix’s 2022 Holiday Schedule Calendar
|Jan 01||New Year’s Day||Saturday||Regular Hours|
|Jan 17||Martin Luther King Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Feb 21||President’s Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Apr 15||Good Friday||Friday||Regular Hours|
|May 30||Memorial Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Jul 04||Independence Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Sep 05||Labor Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Oct 10||Columbus Day||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Nov 11||Veteran’s Day||Friday||Regular Hours|
|Nov 24||Day Before Thanksgiving||Thursday||Regular Hours|
|Nov 25||Black Friday||Friday||Regular Hours|
|Dec 24||Christmas Eve||Saturday||Regular Hours|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day||Sunday||Closed|
|Dec 26||Day after Christmas||Monday||Regular Hours|
|Dec 31||New Year’s Eve||Saturday||Regular Hours|