Report has Publix eyeing Harris Teeter bid

Grocery giant Publix is said to be considering a bid for Harris Teeter, which runs five stores in the Nashville area and more than 200 stores across the Southeast. Harris Teeter's execs recently hired JPMorgan Chase to market the company, which has annual sales of $4.5 billion. Publix, which reported its Q4 results this morning, has annual sales of $27.5 billion.