3 December 2013
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of US chains Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie, registered an increase in sales and earnings during the first nine months of the year.
9 October 2013
US retailer Bi-Lo is to hold on to the Harvey's banner but discard Sweetbay and Reid's once it closes its deal to buy the chains from Delhaize Group.
27 September 2013
The owner of US retail chains Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie plans to list the business as Southeastern Grocers.
21 August 2013
US regional supermarket operator Bi-Lo has remained silent over reports it is planning an initial public offering later this year.
3 June 2013
This week saw the high levels of M&A activity we have seen throughout May continue, with the shock announcement that the board of US pork group Smithfield has given its unanimous backing to a takeover bid from Chinese pork group Shuanghui International.
30 May 2013
Belgium-based retailer Delhaize is to sell its Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid's chains in the US to Winn-Dixie owner Bi-Lo. The move could reduce earnings in the short term but should provide the group with the opportunity to improve its balance sheet and, significantly, will help position its US operations for long-term growth. Katy Askew reports.
28 March 2013
US regional supermarket operator Bi-Lo has confirmed plans to cut its workforce by around 130 as part of its reorganisation plan after its acquisition of fellow retailer Winn-Dixie in 2011.
3 April 2012
Roundy's, a regional grocery chain in the US, has appointed Gregory Josefowicz to its board of directors.
20 March 2012
US retail giant Kroger has promoted its vice president of operations, Tim Brown, to the role of president of its Delta division.
23 February 2012
US retailer Winn-Dixie Stores has posted lower half-year losses in what could be its last financial report before its sale to local peer Bi-Lo.
3 February 2012
In part two of our management briefing, Sam Webb talks to experts about the possible changes to the landscape of the food retail sector in 2012, amid power shifts, market volatility, evolving shopping trends and changing consumer habits.
13 January 2012
The performance of the UK food retail sector over Christmas came under scrutiny this week and there were some clear winners and losers. Elsewhere, the M&A rumour mill continued to turn, with German yoghurt giant Müller in talks to buy UK milk supplier Robert Wiseman Dairies. In the US, baker Hostess Brands applied for Chapter 11 protection for a second time, Cargill reported its worst quarter in a decade and Archer Daniels Midland announced a swathe of job cuts. On just-food's insight pages, we looked at Bi-Lo's plan to buy fellow UK retailer Winn-Dixie and at the importance of price optimisation.
10 January 2012
Before Christmas, US retailer Bi-Lo announced a deal to buy local peer Winn-Dixie Stores, creating an organisation of almost 700 grocery stores in eight states throughout the south-east of the country. Sam Webb speaks to industry watchers about the move, and what it will mean for the new company.
19 December 2011
US regional retailer Bi-Lo is to acquire local peer Winn-Dixie Stores, in a deal that will create a company operating 690 stores across eight states.
1 November 2011
US retailer Winn-Dixie Stores appears on the road to recovery after it lessened losses in its first quarter.
30 August 2011
US grocer Winn-Dixie Stores has said it enters fiscal 2012 as "a stronger company", despite booking a drop in full-year profits.
19 August 2011
US supermarket operator Winn-Dixie has announced plans to discontinue the SaveRite banner and convert all stores to conventional Winn-Dixie format stores.
2 August 2011
US grocer Winn-Dixie Stores has said that it managed to strengthen its results "significantly" during the second half of the year despite recording annual losses of US$70m.
17 May 2011
US grocer Winn-Dixie Stores has posted an increase in net income during its third quarter, reporting an improvement in gross margins.
11 March 2011
Spanish food group Ebro Foods is planning to expand its appeal in the gluten-free market, with the launch of a range of products in the US over the next two months.
16 February 2011
A&P has appointed six executives to its merchandising and marketing team to help the US retailer enhance value for customers, while reducing structural and operating costs.
15 February 2011
Winn-Dixie Stores recorded a loss in its second quarter, hit by increased competition and the shift from branded to generic pharmaceutical products.
5 January 2011
The senior vice president of human resources for US grocery retailer Winn-Dixie Stores has been promoted to SVP of retail operations.
14 December 2010
A&P's descent into Chapter 11 protection has taken few in the US retail sector by surprise but what does the future hold for the historic grocer? And which competitors could benefit?
2 November 2010
US grocery operator Winn-Dixie saw its net loss during its first quarter as charges from the company's move to close 30 stores hit the bottom line.
31 August 2010
US supermarket group Winn-Dixie has booked a drop in full-year profits as a result of the “difficult” economic and competitive environment.
30 July 2010
First-half and quarterly results continued to filter out this week, with CEOs and CFOs attempting to mitigate some less than impressive expected results by looking to "long-term strategies." Here's the pick of what was said:
29 July 2010
Shares in Winn-Dixie suffered yesterday (28 July) after the US retailer announced plans to close 30 "under-performing" stores in a bid to lower the company’s cost structure, improve efficiency, and "build the right foundation" for the business in the future.
28 July 2010
US supermarket group Winn-Dixie is to close 30 "under-performing" stores with the loss of over 120 jobs.
11 June 2010
US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride has launched chicken under the "Fresh from Florida" label to tap into local shoppers who prefer locally-grown products.