business news in context, analysis with attitude

•  Publix Super Markets announced the planned retirement, at the end of the year, of Gino DiGrazia, a 30-year company veteran who currently is Vice President of Finance.  With DiGrazia’s retirement, the company said, "his areas of responsibility will be divided between Chris Mesa and Doug Stalbaum, both promoted earlier this year and currently serving as vice president & controller."

Publix also announced the retirement early next year of Linda Kane, the company's Vice President of Benefits Administration and Assistant Secretary, who has been with the company for 28 years.