Search

Search results for "sweetbay"

  1. Fired after winning shopping spree, Tampa employee gets job back

    Local Government

    TAMPA — Queen Matthews was delighted last year when a contest she won sent her on a $1,000 Sweetbay shopping spree with Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings. You know who wasn't delighted? Her bosses at Tampa City Hall. They thought she was sick that day.  …

  2. Winn-Dixie hiring at Tampa Bay area stores

    Retail

    Soon after acquiring Sweetbay supermarkets and converting them into Winn-Dixie stores, the grocer has announced it is hiring people to work at its Tampa Bay area stores. …

  3. Converting Sweetbay stores into Winn-Dixies a 'Herculean' effort

    Retail

    When Winn-Dixie's parent company announced it was buying Sweetbay supermarkets and turning them into Winn-Dixie stores, customers had two big questions: Are you keeping the employees? And will the pretzels, pineapples and other products stay in the same place? Winn-Dixie said yes to both. …

  4. Say hello to Winn-Dixie

    Business

    KAREN PRYSLOPSKI | Times  …

  5. Seffner Beef 'O' Brady's plans visionary expansion

    Business

    SEFFNER — Music and lasers, games and technology, even a scene straight out of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. …

  6. More Sweetbay conversions announced

    Retail

    Tampa bay More Sweetbay stores to become Winn-Dixies The conversion of Sweetbay supermarkets into Winn-Dixie stores continues in the Tampa Bay area.  …

  7. Three Seffner stores affected by Winn-Dixie's rebranding of Sweetbays

    Retail

    SEFFNER — The city's busiest retail area will transform over the next two weeks thanks to a grocery store acquisition that will lead to changes for customers, employers and adjacent retailers. …

  8. Deuces Live Sunday Market brings new hope for business growth in St. Petersburg's Midtown

    Economic Development

    ST. PETERSBURG Jim Oliver has seen a lot in his 74 years in the Midtown area. As a kid, he shopped at the bustling Sidney Harden's corner grocery. Nearby, at the Manhattan Casino, music icons James Brown and Ray Charles jammed to packed houses. …

  9. Winn-Dixie readies to rebrand Sweetbay stores

    Retail

    Say goodbye to Sweetbay supermarkets. Months after Bi-Lo Holdings announced it was buying the Sweetbay stores and converting them into Winn-Dixies, the end is finally here. …

  10. Pasco business news and notes for March 30

    Business

    Business digest Briefly …

  11. 17 more Sweetbay stores to convert to Winn-Dixie

    Retail

    Seventeen Sweetbay grocery stores in the Tampa, Brandon and Zephyrhills areas will close April 5 and reopen April 11 as Winn-Dixie stores, parent company Bi-Lo Holdings said Friday. …

  12. 16 Sweetbay stores to close for a week, reopen as Winn-Dixies

    Retail

    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.  …

  13. Is Winn-Dixie destined to take over empty Sweetbays?

    Briefs

    Midtown is enjoying the arrival of a Walmart where a Sweetbay was, but four other south Pinellas shopping centers are still waiting to fill the void a year after the grocery stores closed. …

  14. As RadioShack shrinks, the land of lost retailers gets crowded

    Retail

    The last time I went into a RadioShack store, I bought a small Grundig radio. It was on a whim. And it was 10 years ago.  …

  15. Bi-Lo to close 13 stores as part of purchase of Delhaize stores

    Retail

    Bi-Lo Holdings, the parent company of Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery stores that's buying Sweetbay supermarkets, said it will close 13 stores as part of the deal, including five in the Tampa Bay area. …

  16. Sweetbay to lay off 346 as it closes its Tampa headquarters and distribution center

    Retail

    Sweetbay Supermarkets plans to lay off 346 employees at its Tampa headquarters and Plant City distribution center amid the grocery chain's pending sale to Jacksonville-based Bi-Lo Holdings.  …

  17. How St. Petersburg movers-and-shakers lured Walmart to Midtown

    Local Government

    ST. PETERSBURG — For eight years, the Sweetbay Supermarket at Tangerine Plaza stood as a symbol of long-needed progress in one of the city's poorest neighborhoods, a victory for public officials who had worked for five years to bring the Midtown community its first grocery store. …

  18. Winn-Dixie vs. Sweetbay? Winn-Dixie may prove to be the stronger

    Retail

    Sweetbay or Winn-Dixie? For many shoppers, Sweetbay is superior. Most of the stores are clean and newly remodeled. The produce is fresh and well displayed, surpassing even Publix's at times. (Blasphemy!) I particularly like Sweetbay's $3.99-a-pound salad bar. …

  19. Sweetbay grocery chain to become Winn-Dixie stores

    Retail

    After nearly 10 years, the Sweetbay grocery store name is going away. Bi-Lo Holdings, the parent company of Winn-Dixie and soon-to-be owner of Sweetbay Supermarket, said Tuesday that it will retire the Sweetbay name and convert the stores to the Winn-Dixie brand. …

  20. Buyer of Sweetbay grocery chain plans public stock offering

    Retail

    Bi-Lo Holdings, parent company of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery stores and the buyer of Tampa's Sweetbay Supermarket chain, plans to go public with an initial public offering of stock under the name Southeastern Grocers LLC. The company expects to close by early 2014 on its purchase of 155 stores of Sweetbay and other chains from Delhaize Group. Last year, Bi-Lo Holdings reported net income of $103.1 million on sales of $8.6 billion. It currently operates 685 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. …

Top of page