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Publix to Expand Lakeland, Florida, Headquarters

Publix to Expand Lakeland, Florida, Headquarters



LAKELAND, FL - One of the Southeast’s most prolific grocery store chains—Publix—is expected to announce an expansion to its Lakeland headquarters this morning.

The retailer was slated to make the announcement this morning with Governor Rick Scott set to speak at the company’s home campus this afternoon, according to local CBS affiliate WTSP-TV.

The chain currently operates 793 stores in the state and is, reportedly, the largest employee-owned grocery chain in the U.S.—employing more than 190,000 people, in the seven state region in which it operates.

Publix is expected to announce an expansion to its Lakeland headquarters

News of the expansion comes just one week after Publix announced the expansion of its GreenWise Market banner into the Atlanta, Georgia-area. And at the end of last month, the retailer announced definitive plans to build a much-anticipated $400 million distribution center in Greensboro, North Carolina.

How will the dynamic retailer continue to expand? AndNowUKnow will continue to report.

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