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Villages Sweetbay stores to close April 12, reopen as Winn-Dixie on April 18

The new Sweetbay  at Pinellas Plaza in The Villages will be switching over to a Winn-Dixie in April.
The new Sweetbay at Pinellas Plaza in The Villages will be switching over to a Winn-Dixie in April.

The two Sweetbay supermarkets in The Villages will close in mid-April and reopen a week later as Winn-Dixie stores.

The Sweetbay stores at Lake Sumter Landing and Pinellas Plaza will close on Saturday, April 12 and when they reopen on Friday, April 18 they will be under the Winn-Dixie logo.

The Sweetbay stores were purchased last year by the parent company of Winn-Dixie.

Bi-Lo Holdings LLC, the parent company of Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is the ninth-largest conventional supermarket chain in the United States based on net sales.

The company employs nearly 60,000 associates who serve customers in 686 grocery stores and 482 in-store pharmacies throughout the eight southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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