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•  Publix Super Markets said yesterday that its quarterly sales for the most recent period were $11.7 billion, a 3.9% increase from $11.2 billion in 2020.  Same-store sales were up 2.4 percent.

Net earnings for the three months ended March 27, 2021 were $1.5 billion, compared to $667.3 million in 2020, an increase of 124%.