Local grocery bags big ranking
Publix comes in second as America's favorite grocery store
Shopping is a pleasure at Publix. A survey by the research and consulting firm, Market Force Information ranked Publix second as America's best supermarket behind Trader Joe's. Rounding out the top 3, Aldi, the discount chain headquartered in Essen, Germany.
The Lakeland based grocery chain is the largest employee-owned grocer in the U.S. with $30.6 billion in sales in 2014.
Market Force Information says Publix has put its stamp in the Southeast by focusing on customer service and employee training.
Publix has supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. It was founded in 1930 and is fully owned by present and past employees.
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