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Publix Opens Campus Store at University of South Florida

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    Publix Opens Location at Florida College Campus

    Publix has opened its first store on a college campus at the University of South Florida.

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Publix said more than 50 of the 140 employees are university students.

    • The store is slightly smaller than most of the chain's other locations, but includes full-service floral and seafood departments.

    Publix has opened its first store on a college campus at the University of South Florida.

    The Lakeland-based supermarket chain said more than 50 of the 140 employees are university students. The store opened Thursday in Tampa.

    The university is leasing the 28,000 square-foot (2601 sq. meter) store to Publix for 25 years.

    The store is slightly smaller than most of the chain's other locations, but includes full-service floral and seafood departments.

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