Founded in 1930, Publix Super Markets is the largest and fastest-growing employee-owned supermarket chain in the country. Publix employs over 200,000 associates and operates more than 1,200 stores throughout the Southeastern United States. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt, have avoided layoffs, and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop.
Proud DECA Partner Since 2006
We are proud to note that Publix has been a proud partner of DECA’s National Advisory Board since 2006.
Commitment to DECA
Publix works with local chapters and regional DECA in all seven states where we have operations (Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina, and Virginia). Over the years, we have provided sponsorship and more than 1,000 judges for local, regional, state, and international DECA competitive events. Since 2008, Publix has awarded $73,000 in scholarships to DECA students who are Publix associates.