LAKELAND, Fla.– Fortune magazine ranked Publix No. 1 among the World’s Most Admired Companies in the food and drug stores industry category.
The list of the World's Most Admired Companies is based on ratings calculated from thousands of businesspeople within each industry. Survey respondents are asked to rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility.
For additional information on the list, pick up a copy of the Jan. 22, 2018, issue of Fortune or visit www.fortune.com.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently, Publix has 1,169 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.