Publix Super Markets, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries are in the primary business of operating retail food supermarkets in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee. The Company sells grocery, including dairy, produce, deli, bakery, meat and seafood health and beauty care, general merchandise, pharmacy, floral and other products and services. The Company�s lines of merchandise include a range of nationally advertised and private-label brands, as well as unbranded merchandise, such as produce, meat and seafood. The Company receives the food and non-food products it distributes from many sources. These products are delivered to the supermarkets through Company distribution centers or directly from the suppliers.