A CONTROVERSIAL MOVE

ATLANTA -- Publix Super Markets' move into this market is winning kudos from many observers who say the strategy will pay off for the Lakeland, Fla.-based chain. But there are mixed opinions on the ultimate growth potential of Publix in Atlanta, with some more optimistic about the short-term rather than the long-term outlook.a, the area's economy is robust, and prospects for growth in employment and

ATLANTA -- Publix Super Markets' move into this market is winning kudos from many observers who say the strategy will pay off for the Lakeland, Fla.-based chain. But there are mixed opinions on the ultimate growth potential of Publix in Atlanta, with some more optimistic about the short-term rather than the long-term outlook.

a, the area's economy is robust, and prospects for growth in employment and population have helped support the store expansion that's taking place there.

Register to view the full article