LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Publix Super Markets has selected Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, as the second location for its new GreenWise Market concept, focusing on the specialty, natural and organic sector. Mount Pleasant lies immediately to the east of Charleston, and the selected site is located within the Indigo Square shopping center at the northwest corner of US Highway 17 and Indigo Market Drive. The store will be approximately 25,000 square feet and is expected to open early 2019.
“We’re excited to bring GreenWise Market to the Mount Pleasant community,” said Kevin Murphy, Publix Senior Vice President of Retail Operations. “We’re creating an environment where fresh, specialty, natural and organic food is celebrated. We’ll have something for everyone, from the indulgent foodie ready to discover something new to the health-conscious shopper seeking fresh, high-quality ingredients.”
The location of the first newly redesigned GreenWise Market was announced earlier this year. The store is currently under construction near Florida State University at the southwest corner of Gaines Street and Railroad Avenue in Tallahassee, Florida. It is expected to open late 2018.
Additional details about the new GreenWise Market format will be released closer to the opening of the first location. The company continues to look for additional GreenWise Market locations throughout its operating areas.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its more than 190,000 employees, with 2016 sales of $34 billion. Currently Publix has 1,162 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 20 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, corporate.publix.com.