Publix Announces Further Expansion Into Virginia

Publix Super Markets Inc. has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 10 Virginia stores from Ahold USA Inc.'s affiliate, Giant/Martin's.

PRESS RELEASE

LAKELAND, Fla., July 13, 2016 — 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’ construction.

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