Bi-Lo Holdings will rebrand eight Sweetbay stores in Florida to the Winn-Dixie banner this weekend. Employees of Sweetbay have been invited to join the Winn-Dixie team, said Regional Vice President Joey Medina. The Winn-Dixie and BI-LO parent company recently purchased more than 163 stores.
Ahold USA is offering two mobile applications at Giant of Maryland and Stop & Shop Supermarket. The Scan It! app lets shoppers use their phone to scan and bag groceries, while the loyalty app lets users make shopping lists, track rewards and receive custom coupons.
BI-LO Supermarkets has promoted Anthea Jones as group vice president to take over the grocery, health and beauty care and general merchandise responsibilities for the chain. Jones has been with BI-LO for eight years and has a broad knowledge of grocery merchandising and operations.