The Washington Post reports that "Delhaize America, the Belgian owners of the Food Lion, Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food grocery chains, is taking some dramatic steps to shore up its portfolio of stores. The company is closing 126 underperforming stores within 30 days, discarding the Bloom banner and shutting down its distribution center in Tennessee. About 4,900 store employees will be displaced as a result of these actions."
According to a PDF document
from Delhaize America, the company will be closing 126 stores under the banners of Food Lion, Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food. The Weaverville Food Lions at 165 Weaver Blvd. in Weaverville and at 800 Greenville Highway in Hendersonville will be closing.
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