Publix Announces Further Expansion Into Virginia

Company Set to Acquire 10 MARTIN’S Locations

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it has entered into an
agreement to purchase 10 Virginia stores from Ahold USA Inc.’s
affiliate, GIANT/MARTIN’S. The purchase is contingent on the Federal
Trade Commission’s approval and clearance of the merger between Ahold
and Delhaize Group. The locations include:

Address   City
3107 Boulevard   Colonial Heights
9645 West Broad Street   Glen Allen
10150 Brook Road   Glen Allen
10250 Staples Mill Road   Glen Allen
2250 John Rolfe Parkway   Henrico
3460 Pump Road   Henrico
13700 Hull Street Road   Midlothian
3522 West Cary Street   Richmond
4591 South Laburnum Avenue   Richmond
7035 Three Chopt Road   Richmond

Publix CEO & President Todd Jones commented on the purchase, “Acquiring
these 10 locations aligns with Publix’s aggressive growth plan for the
commonwealth of Virginia. We are looking forward to providing Virginians
with the high-quality service and products our customers have come to
expect and have earned us recognition throughout the industry.”

The 10 MARTIN’s locations will continue to operate until the Publix
permitting process is completed. Grand opening dates for all locations
will depend on the scope of the remodels and completion of the stores’

Publix will hold job fairs closer to grand opening dates and encourages
impacted MARTIN’S employees to apply for employment.

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 182,500 employees, with
2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,119 stores in
Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.
The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies
to Work For in America” for 19 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,


Publix Super Markets Inc.
Maria Brous, 863-688-5339