Established in 1925, Winn-Dixie Stores is one of the largest food retailers in the United States. It operates supermarkets under the Winn-Dixie, Winn-Dixie Marketplace and SaveRite brands. The company maintains more than 500 retail grocery locations, including over 400 in-store pharmacies in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi. Winn-Dixie Stores employs a staff of nearly 52,000 associates. It administers the Customer Reward Card program, which utilizes proprietary data for merchandizing the company s stores to cater to various customer trends. The company s stores offer a range of products that includes grocery supplies, dairy items and food products. Winn-Dixie Stores operates through meat, seafood and deli departments. Its stores maintain bakery departments that specialize in cakes, pies, cookies and desserts. The company s stores have floral divisions that provide flower and accessory arrangements for parties and special occasions. In addition, Winn-Dixie Stores offers a variety of baby care products, such as diapers, lotions, soaps and ointments. It conducts fundraising activities and supports nonprofit organizations. The company sells gift cards of several denominations.