Publix Super Markets will make its Cleveland, Tenn., debut next week when it opens a 54,700-s.f. store at Mouse Creek.
The store will open at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 635 Paul Huff Pkwy. NW.
“We are proud to bring the Publix shopping experience to Cleveland,” said Brenda Reid, Publix spokeswoman. “Stellar customer service, quality product selection and competitive prices are the combination which set us apart from the competition.”
That competition in Cleveland includes the likes of Bi-Lo, Cooke’s, Walmart, Super Saver, Aldi and Food Lion.
The Bradley County Publix will employ approximately 135 associates. It will include the traditional grocery, dairy and frozen food departments in addition to a full-service pharmacy with drive-thru window, full-service meat department, a seafood counter, bakery offerings to include a variety of cakes, cookies and pies as well as an assortment of desserts and fresh-baked breads, full-service deli highlighting Boar’s Head meats and cheeses as well as made-to-order sub sandwiches and fried or rotisserie chicken, and a produce department offering both organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables.
Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix is privately owned and operated by its 162,000 employees, with 2012 sales of $27.5 billion. Currently Publix has 1,076 stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee. It plans to open its first North Carolina stores next year.