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Say Goodbye to Sweetbay

The supermarket chain’s remaining stores will soon become Winn-Dixie locations.

Article written by Patch associate regional editor Sherri Lonon.

Folks accustomed to stopping in at a local Sweetbay supermarket to pick up a few groceries on their way home will soon find a new name on the door.

Thanks to the impending buyout of the chain by Bi-Lo Holdings, Tampa Bay area Sweetbay locations will become Winn-Dixie stores, according to TBO.com. The highly publicized deal to sell the Sweetbay locations is expected to be finalized in early 2014. How soon after that the Sweetbay name will go away remains unclear at this time.

For more details about the buyout, read TBO’s full story.

What will you miss most about Sweetbay? Tell us by commenting below!

Monique K October 12, 2013 at 09:35 AM
I've lived in Safety Harbor for over 20 years. I still call it Kash-n-Karry. :)
Scooter Dave October 12, 2013 at 04:11 PM
Sadly, the contest to see who will finally be the last chain bankrupted by Publix and Wal-Mart.
Gary Moos October 12, 2013 at 05:05 PM
Why is Publix doing so well. Could it be the are better stores, run more efficiently?
Debbie October 13, 2013 at 10:21 AM
Winn Dixie is getting so over priced, we need a target food store there or a walmart food store, I remember there was a Winn Dixie where publx is when I first moved to safety harbor, Just as long it's not another bar because Safety Harbor has the most Bars
Phyllis P October 18, 2013 at 07:50 AM
Publix is over priced. I noticed changes over the past few months, expired food subpar fruit. I liked the Sweetbay In Safety Harbor and will miss it.

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