PUBLIX TO SLOW CAPITAL EXPENDITURES

LAKELAND, Fla. (FNS) -- Despite an 8.4% sales increase last year, Publix Super Markets here plans to slow its capital expenditures for this year.Capital spending is slated to decline to $225 million in 1996 from $256.6 million in 1995, according to the chain's annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Capital expenditures were $374.2 million in 1994 and $320.2 million in 1993.Publix

LAKELAND, Fla. (FNS) -- Despite an 8.4% sales increase last year, Publix Super Markets here plans to slow its capital expenditures for this year.

Capital spending is slated to decline to $225 million in 1996 from $256.6 million in 1995, according to the chain's annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Capital expenditures were $374.2 million in 1994 and $320.2 million in 1993.

Publix did not return calls for comment on the cap-ex plans in the SEC filing, made

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