LAKELAND, Fla. -- Publix Super Markets is doing more than just whistling "Dixie" as it continues its march north from Florida. The giant chain, which spent its first 62 years becoming a dominant factor in the Sunshine State, is bursting out of its Florida base here with a vengeance. Now, with 23 stores outside its home state -- 22 in Georgia and one in South Carolina -- Publix is committed to becoming a dominant player in the Southeast. The chain has plans to open as many as 200 stores in ...

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