Key Development: More new stores than anyone but Wal-Mart. What's Next: Green, Hispanic concept stores. Publix Super Markets, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, remains the admired and innovative chain George Jenkins founded in 1930 -- only larger. Since assuming the chief executive officer slot at Publix in 2001, Charles Jenkins Jr., nephew of the founder, has led the Lakeland, Fla.-based retailer into new geographies (around 25% of its 850 stores today are located ...

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