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Sneak peek at Wake Forest Publix opening Wednesday

Posted September 6

Publix in Wake Forest, NC opens September 7, 2016

The new Publix grocery store in Wake Forest will have their Grand Opening on Wednesday, September 7 at 7 am.

Here is a look at the store and some of the opening day activities! You can see multiple videos showing the store on the Smart Shopper Facebook page.

According to Kim Reynolds, Publix Media and Community Relations Manager, the "Publix supermarket located at 1030 Forestville Road in Wake Forest will welcome customers and continue passing on the Publix spirit at its grand opening scheduled for Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 7 a.m."

Store Location:

Publix at The Shoppes at Heritage Village
1030 Forestville Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587

During the Grand Opening, they will be sampling all day and giving away a specially designed reusable bag for customers available at check-out while supplies last.

In addition, a number of homes near the new store will receive a coupon in the mail for $5 off a $30 purchase.

Upcoming Publix Locations

Publix opened their first Triangle location in October 2014 at 1020 Bradford Plaza Way, Cary, NC 27519 at the corner of High House Road and Davis Drive. There is also a Publix open at 3480 Kildaire Farm Rd. in Cary.

Publix expects to open a number of additional stores in the area in 2016 and 2017 including:

Cary location at the corner of Green Level Church Rd & Carpenter Fire Station Rd. (no opening date specified on their website)

Apex location at Olive Chapel Road and Kelly Road, Apex, NC, 27502 in 2017

Fayetteville location at NWC Raeford Rd & Fairfield Rd (no date specified)

Greenville location at NEC Greenville Blvd & Arlington Blvd in 2017

You can see additional information on upcoming Publix openings on their website.

Publix will accept up to 8 of the same coupon per day, per household. North Carolina Publix locations do not double coupons. They do not issue rewards cards. You can just register online with your phone number and use that at the register. Digital coupons are also available online. Publix does accept competitors coupons. You can see their full coupon policy on their website.

Publix was founded in 1930 in Winter Haven, Florida, by George W. Jenkins. Publix is privately owned and operated by its 178,500 employees, with 2014 sales of $30.6 billion. Currently Publix has over 1,110 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.


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