June 3, 2020

Press Release

Publix statement about campaign contributions

| 5/22/2018

Publix issued the following statement last week, in response to criticism for donating to gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam:

We are a company that cares about our associates, customers and the communities we serve. It is our mission to do our very best to please all Publix customers.

Recently, stories have circulated on social and traditional media channels regarding Publix’s contributions to Adam Putnam in Florida’s gubernatorial race, and his positions on certain issues. We support bi-partisan, business-friendly candidates, regardless of political affiliation and we remain neutral on issues outside of our core business.

We serve customers with varying points of view and understand the sensitivity that can surround political topics. We appreciate the trust you place in allowing us to be your grocer of choice and your community partner.

Tags: Retail & Sales

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Giant toxic toads come out in South Florida as heavy rains set the perfect mood for breeding
Giant toxic toads come out in South Florida as heavy rains set the perfect mood for breeding

Dr. Steve Johnson, a wildlife ecologist and cane toad expert at the University of Florida, shows how to identify the cane or bufo toad, an invasive frog species that's toxic and can kill pets. 

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

How often do you wear a mask or face-covering when leaving your home and are out in public to prevent the spread of the coronavirus?

  • Half of the time
  • Most of the time
  • Always
  • Occasionally
  • Never
  • Other (Please share your comments in the comment section below)

See Results

Florida Trend Media Company
490 1st Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33701
727.821.5800

© Copyright 2020 Trend Magazines Inc. All rights reserved.