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March 7, 2014

Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC, parent company of Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie supermarket chains, is converting seven existing Harveys stores to Winn-Dixie stores and three existing Winn-Dixie stores to Harveys stores.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC, parent company of Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie supermarket chains, is converting seven existing Harveys stores to Winn-Dixie stores and three existing Winn-Dixie stores to Harveys stores. These stores are part of the pending acquisition of 134 operating stores from Delhaize Group.

Harveys stores in Brunswick, St. Marys and Valdosta, Ga. are affected, as are Winn-Dixie stores in Americus, Albany, and Leesburg, Ga.

March 13, 2012

Bi-Lo has announced that it has successfully completed its merger with Winn-Dixie Stores.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Bi-Lo has announced that it has successfully completed its merger with Winn-Dixie Stores. The two banners now will be subsidiaries of privately held parent company Bi-Lo Holding. Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie will continue to operate under the same banners, and the company said it does not expect any store closures as a result of the merger.

November 1, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores reported a loss of $24.1 million in the fiscal first quarter, compared with a loss of $76.8 million in the year-ago period.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores reported Monday a loss of $24.1 million in the fiscal first quarter, compared with a loss of $76.8 million in the year-ago period.

Revenue rose 3.1% to $1.59 billion, from $1.54 billion last year, helped by success from its gas-related reward program. Sales just missed Wall Street’s expected $1.6 billion in revenue.

Same-store sales rose 3.3%. During the quarter, the company opened two additional transformational remodeled stores that Winn-Dixie continues to monitor for additional roll-out.

October 27, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores said it has launched a smartphone application that will help customers manage prescriptions and locate the nearest Winn-Dixie Pharmacy with their iPhone, Android or Blackberry smartphones.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores said Thursday it has launched a smartphone application that will help customers manage prescriptions and locate the nearest Winn-Dixie Pharmacy with their iPhone, Android or Blackberry smartphones.

“Using the new app will help guests view and reorder prescriptions, receive alerts when their prescription is ready, set reminders to take their medications and remind them of dosage, and even remind them to schedule a doctor’s appointment,” said Mary Kellmanson, Winn-Dixie group VP marketing.

August 30, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday that its fourth-quarter net income fell 48% amid tough competition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday that its fourth-quarter net income fell 48% amid tough competition. The chain attributed the drop to the quarter being a week shorter this year than it was last year.

Winn-Dixie's net income for the quarter that ended June 29 was $7.3 million versus $14 million in the year-ago period.

Revenue fell 4% to $1.62 billion from $1.68 billion last year. Same-store sales rose 3.2%. Although average amount customers spent per visit rose 3.9%, 0.7% fewer shoppers came in, the company said.

August 24, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores is implementing IBM point-of-sale and self-checkout technology to transform and enhance customer service, speed innovation and increase operational efficiency.

Armonk, N.Y. -- Winn-Dixie Stores is implementing IBM point-of-sale and self-checkout technology to transform and enhance customer service, speed innovation and increase operational efficiency. The new technology is expected to improve customer service, speed the checkout process, simplify store operations, and enhance store team member productivity at Winn-Dixie’s 484 stores across the Southeastern United States.

August 19, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores announced Thursday that it would convert all of its SaveRite-branded grocery stores to Winn-Dixie brands, discontinuing the SaveRite banner permanently.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores announced Thursday that it would convert all of its SaveRite-branded grocery stores to Winn-Dixie brands, discontinuing the SaveRite banner permanently.

“By aligning all 484 stores under one Winn-Dixie banner, we will be able to ensure a more consistent shopping experience for all of our guests – regardless of the type of neighborhood in which we operate,” said Peter Lynch, Winn-Dixie’s chairman, CEO, and president.

June 20, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores has filed suit against Dolgencorp, the parent company of Dollar General.

New York City -- Winn-Dixie Stores has filed suit against Dolgencorp, the parent company of Dollar General. The grocer confirmed that the suit was filed because Dolgencorp “knowingly violates legal, noncompete provisions of Winn-Dixie leases in shopping centers in which both businesses operate,” Winn-Dixie told the Jacksonville Business Journal in an email.

May 17, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday that profit for the quarter ended April 6 rose to $23.5 million, compared with $20.9 million in the year-ago period.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores said Monday that profit for the quarter ended April 6 rose to $23.5 million, compared with $20.9 million in the year-ago period.

Revenue declined to $1.62 billion, and same-store sales slipped a half-percent.
 

February 15, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores reported Tuesday that it lost $24 million in the quarter ended Jan. 12, compared with a profit of $2.1 million in the year-ago period.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores reported Tuesday that it lost $24 million in the quarter ended Jan. 12, compared with a profit of $2.1 million in the year-ago period.

Sales were flat at $2.1 billion, and same-store sales fell 0.3%.

Analysts expected sales of $2.05 billion, according to FactSet.

January 10, 2011

SAS on Monday announced a 5-year agreement with Winn-Dixie Stores around the company’s marketing and merchandising analytics offering.

New York City -- SAS on Monday announced a 5-year agreement with Winn-Dixie Stores around the company’s marketing and merchandising analytics offering.

“We chose SAS because of their strong commitment to retail and analytical excellence,” stated Maura Hart, Winn-Dixie’s CIO. “This partnership will enhance our customers’ shopping experience with the implementation of SAS’ technology and resources to provide improvements in pricing, assortment and category management.”

November 1, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores reported late Monday that its first quarter loss widened to $76.8 million for...

June 17, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores said late Thursday that it will distribute approximately 6.8 million shares to settle...

May 10, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores reported Tuesday that net income for the third quarter ended March 31 edged...

March 30, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores has opened its second remodeled SaveRite store in Jacksonville, Fla....

March 24, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday rolled out its Food Recovery Program, which provides perishable items to...

October 26, 2009

Winn-Dixie Stores reported late Monday a fiscal first-quarter loss of $8.1 million, compared with a...

October 8, 2009

Winn-Dixie Stores announced the appointment of Robert Mould as VP grocery....

October 6, 2009

Winn-Dixie Stores is launching a program that allows customers to earn gas discounts at Shell-branded...

October 1, 2009

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects has been awarded a contract to design the remodeling of two...

May 7, 2008

Winn-Dixie Stores has launched a “Stretch Your Check” program to help customers stretch their grocery...

April 20, 2008

Winn-Dixie Stores announced the promotion of Jim Carrado to VP, neighborhood marketing. In this new...

April 13, 2008

Winn-Dixie Stores announced the addition of four new associates to its corporate headquarters staff to...

March 31, 2008

The economic downturn clearly has chains scrambling to re-evaluate IT budgets, and establish new...

September 23, 2007

Jacksonville, Fla., Winn-Dixie...