New Publix Market to Open December 13th in Virginia Near Walmart, Kroger, Aldi and Lidl

Joel Eisenberg
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A long-awaited Publix market is coming next month to Virginia in a crowded grocery sector. For perspective, per’s most recently-updated location count of the Publix grocery store chain: There are 1,394 Publix stores in the United States as of November 06, 2023. The state with the most number of Publix locations in the US is Florida, with 878 stores, which is about 63% of all Publix stores in the US.

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According to a report from, the state's newest Publix store will open December 13th.

As excerpted from the report: In a media release, Publix Super Market announced its location in Planters Station (3189 Godwin Blvd.) will host its grand opening Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at 7 a.m. The 46,791-square-foot store will employ approximately 130 associates, according to the release... In Suffolk, Publix will join a crowded grocery sector that includes Aldi, Lidl, Food Lion, Harris Teeter and Kroger and Walmart.

The Suffolk store will be Publix’s first in south Hampton Roads, per the report.


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