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Ranked No. 7 in the retail and wholesale industry

LAKELAND, Fla., Feb. 10, 2022 — Publix has been named on Forbes’ America’s Best Large Employers list, ranking No. 168 of 500 total companies and the 7th ranked company of 30 in the retail and wholesale industry.

“At Publix, our culture — like everything at our company — is made possible by our associates’ contributions,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “We’re proud our associates value Publix as a great employer. We will always continue to invest in and recognize them, as we have since our founding over 90 years ago.”

Publix’s company ownership model, dedication to promoting from within and providing opportunities for advancement contribute to the company’s ranking.

America’s best large employers were selected based on an independent survey of 60,000 employees who were asked open-ended questions regarding their employer. These employees were in 25 different industries working for companies with at least 1,000 people employed in their U.S. locations. The evaluation was based on both direct and indirect recommendations.

To read more about the company’s ranking and see the full list, visit