Make us your home page

16 Sweetbay stores to close for a week, reopen as Winn-Dixies

Sixteen Tampa Bay area Sweetbay stores will close on March 29 and reopen April 4 as Winn-Dixie stores, parent company Bi-Lo Holdings LLC announced Wednesday.

The move comes as Bi-Lo, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, implements its purchase of 165 Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid's supermarkets from their Delhaize America parent. The stores are expected to start clearance sales of Sweetbay-branded products next week.

The affected stores locally are:

• 10579 Big Bend Road, Riverview

• 6929 U.S. 301 S, Riverview

• 16751 Fishhawk Blvd., Lithia

• 2535 State Road 60 E, Valrico

• 205 W Alexander St., Plant City

• 10202 Seminole Blvd., Seminole

• 6851 Gulfport Blvd., South Pasadena

• 2139 34th St. N, St. Petersburg

• 7625 Blind Pass Road, St. Petersburg

• 515 Seventh St., Palmetto

• 5805 Manatee Ave., Bradenton

• 252 Harbor Village Lane, Apollo Beach

• 1023 N Tamiami Trail, Ruskin

• 7491 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg

• 3327 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg

• 11230 Martin Luther King Blvd., Seffner

16 Sweetbay stores to close for a week, reopen as Winn-Dixies 03/19/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 7:43pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Tampa Bay is ground-zero for assignment of benefits cases over broken auto glass


    When Rachel Thorpe tried to renew her auto insurance last year for her Toyta RAV4, she was stunned to see her monthly premium had nearly doubled to $600. The Clearwater driver was baffled since her only recent claim was over a broken windshield.

    Auto glass lawsuits filed by a third party (through what's known as assignment of benefits) are skyrocketing in Tampa Bay.
[Times file photo]
  2. Siesta Beach tops Dr. Beach's rankings of best locations in America


    Three beaches in Florida made it on a highly coveted list of the top 10 in America this year, ranked by Dr. Stephen Leatherman, a.k.a. "Dr. Beach."

    This May 18, 2017 photo shows Siesta Beach on Siesta Key in Sarasota, Fla. Siesta Beach is No. 1 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2017 compiled by Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, a professor at Florida International University. [Chris O'Meara | Associated Press]
  3. Brooksville's popular Florida Cracker Kitchen aims at statewide expansion


    BROOKSVILLE — Florida Cracker Kitchen's inverted cowboy boot logo — seemingly plastered on every pickup truck in Hernando County — may someday be just as ubiquitous across the state.

    Shrimp and grits is a signature dish at Florida Cracker Kitchen, which plans to open more restaurants in the state.
  4. Alison Barlow named director to spur creative economy, jobs of St. Pete Innovation District

    Economic Development

    After an extensive search, the recently created St. Pete Innovation District now has its first executive director. Alison Barlow on Thursday was named to the position in which she will help recruit and facilitate a designated downtown St. Petersburg area whose assets and members range from USF St. Petersburg, Johns …

    Alison Barlow has been named the first executive director of the recently created St. Pete Innovation District, a designated downtown St. Petersburg area whose assets and members range from USF St. Petersburg, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and Poynter Institute to SRI International and the USF College of Marine Science, among many other organizations. Barlow, who most recently served as manager of the Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, starts her new job June 16.[Photo courtesy of LinkedIn]
  5. Trigaux: Amid a record turnout, regional technology group spotlights successes, desire to do more


    ST. PETERSBURG — They came. They saw. They celebrated Tampa Bay's tech momentum.

    A record turnout event by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, held May 24 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, featured a panel of area tech executives talking about the challenges encountered during their respective mergers and acquisitions. Show, from left to right, are: Gerard Purcell, senior vice president of global IT integration at Tech Data Corp.; John Kuemmel, chief information officer at Triad Retail Media, and Chris Cate, chief operating officer at Valpak. [Robert Trigaux, Times]