Southeastern Grocers, LLC, parent company and home of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is the fifth-largest conventional supermarket chain in the U.S. and the second-largest conventional supermarket in the Southeast based on store count. The company employs nearly 60,000 associates who serve customers in more than 730 grocery stores, as well as liquor stores and in-store pharmacies throughout the seven southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. As regional brands with deep heritages and strong ties in the South, these banners and their associates care passionately about their customers and communities. They share a commitment to give the customers of the South a store they trust delivering quality, service and value..
In 2012, BI-LO merged with Winn-Dixie, and the parent company Bi-Lo Holdings was formed. In 2013, Bi-Lo Holdings acquired 72 Sweetbay stores, plus leases for 10 prior Sweetbay locations, 72 Harveys stores and 11 Reid’s stores, totaling 165 stores from Delhaize Group. In 2014, conversions for the formerly owned Delhaize stores to Bi-Lo Holdings ownership were completed. Reids banner stores were converted to BI-LOs, Sweetbay banner stores were converted to Winn-Dixies and Bi-Lo Holdings retained the Harveys banner.
In 2015, Bi-Lo Holdings was officially renamed Southeastern Grocers.