JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Bi-Lo Holdings on Wednesday stated that its previously-announced acquisition of 22 stores in South Carolina and coastal Georgia from Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. is scheduled to close on Nov. 2. Following the transaction close, Bi-Lo Holdings will begin the process of rebranding these stores under the Bi-Lo banner name.
Twelve Piggly Wiggly stores are scheduled to close on Nov. 2 and reopen on Nov. 8 as Bi-Lo stores. And eight Piggly Wiggly stores are scheduled to close on Nov. 9 and reopen on Nov. 15.
Bi-Lo Holdings also will acquire the Piggly Wiggly store located at 4430 Highway 17 Bypass in Murrells Inlet, S.C. This store also will close on Nov. 9 and reopen as a Bi-Lo store on Nov. 15. This store is in addition to the Piggly Wiggly store acquisitions that were announced on Sept. 12.