Publix to Open 1,000th Store

Lakeland, Fla. Publix plans to open its 1,000th store next month at the Shoppes at Murabella in St. Johns County, Fla.

The 54,000-sq.-ft. store will open Feb. 5 and will include a pharmacy, bakery, deli, and floral and seafood departments. It will employ about 115 workers.