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 reduc...
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 2...
| 3 Feb 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.
| 14 Dec 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?
| 29 Jul 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.
| 3 Dec 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 Oct 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 Sep 2013
The owner of US retail chains Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie plans to list the business as Southeastern Grocers.
| 21 Aug 2013
US regional supermarket operator Bi-Lo has remained silent over reports it is planning an initial public offering later this year.
| 3 Jun 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.
| 28 Mar 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 Apr 2012
Roundy's, a regional grocery chain in the US, has appointed Gregory Josefowicz to its board of directors.
| 20 Mar 2012
US retail giant Kroger has promoted its vice president of operations, Tim Brown, to the role of president of its Delta division.
| 23 Feb 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.
| 13 Jan 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.
| 19 Dec 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 Nov 2011
US retailer Winn-Dixie Stores appears on the road to recovery after it lessened losses in its first quarter.
| 30 Aug 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 Aug 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 Aug 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 Mar 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 Feb 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 Feb 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 Jan 2011
The senior vice president of human resources for US grocery retailer Winn-Dixie Stores has been promoted to SVP of retail operations.
| 2 Nov 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 Aug 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 Jul 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:
| 28 Jul 2010
US supermarket group Winn-Dixie is to close 30 "under-performing" stores with the loss of over 120 jobs.
| 11 Jun 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.
| 20 Nov 2014
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups maker, Hershey, has taken the reins at the Winn Dixie store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ensuring candy gets the attention it deserves - right at the front of the store.
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