LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Publix was recognized as one of The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune magazine’s “20 Best Workplaces in Retail” for 2017. Publix ranked No. 3 on this year’s list.
Publix CEO & President Todd Jones commented on the recognition, “Being ranked as a best workplace in retail is an honor. This recognition makes me especially proud since it’s based on associate feedback.”
The list of “20 Best Workplaces in Retail” is based on surveys by employees in the retail industry. Companies are rated on topics like being treated fairly and with respect, pride in work and effectiveness of leadership.
For additional information on the list, visit Fortune’s website at www.fortune.com.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 188,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently Publix has 1,157 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.