The Jenkins family still owns Publix. Publix is a regional grocery store chain in the southeastern United States.
The company was founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins, and is currently headquartered in Lakeland, Florida. As of 2015, Publix has 1,106 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
The company is employee-owned, with each store being owned by the employees who work there. The Jenkins family no longer has any ownership stake in the company. However, they are still active in the business, with current CEO Todd Jones being a member of the family.
Publix is known for its customer service and its commitment to quality products. The company has been ranked as one of the most admired companies in the United States by Fortune magazine for several years. It is also ranked as one of the best companies to work for by Forbes magazine.