LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Publix is proud to honor the men and women of the armed forces, along with their families, by offering a 10 percent discount on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, 2014.
To qualify for the discount, active and retired military personnel and family members will need to present a form of military identification. Examples include:
- a military identification card
- a Veteran identification card
- a driver’s license with the Veteran’s designation or
- a copy of their DD-214 (discharge document) along with a driver’s license
“Publix is proud to honor the men and women who serve and protect our country and our freedom, " said Maria Brous, director of media and community relations. “We support the military and their families through many programs throughout our operating areas. Publix’s Veteran’s Day discount is an extension of our military support and directly impacts our service families. Our promotion is a small token of appreciation for their everyday acts of bravery. It’s one way we can give back.”
The 10 percent discount only applies to purchases made on Veteran’s Day, 11/11/14, and excludes all gift cards, alcohol, tobacco, lottery items, money services, postage stamps and prescriptions.
Publix is privately owned and operated by its 171,000 employees, with 2013 sales of $28.9 billion. Currently Publix has 1,088 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company has been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 17 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized as tops in the grocery business, most recently by an American Customer Satisfaction Index survey. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.