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  • Previous Rank388
  • Revenues ($M)$32,619
  • Revenue Percent Change5.9%
  • Profits ($M)$1,965
  • Profits Percent Change13.2%
  • Assets ($M)$16,359
  • Employees180,000

For the past eight years, the 80-year old privately held super market chain based in Lakeland, Fla. has been on a slow growth trajectory under CEO Ed Crenshaw, who semi-retired in May 2016 but will continue as chairman. He hands the reins of the world’s largest employee-owned company over to Todd C. Jones, a lifelong Publix associate and the first non-family member to lead the company. Jones inherits a retail brand that is as loved by generations of faithful shoppers as it is by its 180,000 employees, who are also co-owners via a very healthy stock ownership plan. Jones will also oversee Publix’s further expansion as it plans to open stores in Virgina in 2017.

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Company Information

CEO
Todd Jones
Sector
Food & Drug Stores
Industry
Food and Drug Stores
HQ Location
Lakeland, FL
Employees180,000
Websitehttp://www.publix.com
Years on Global 500 List22

Publix Super Markets Rank History

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$32,6195.9%
Profits ($M)$1,96513.2%
Assets ($M)$16,359-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$12,394-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6%
Profits as % of Assets12%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.9%