Winn-Dixie sells stores in Bahamas

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Winn-Dixie Stores Inc., a big U.S. grocery store chain, said Friday it has sold its 12 supermarkets in the Bahamas for $54 million.

The stores were sold to BSL Holdings Ltd., a Bahamian investor group


represented by Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust Ltd.

All 12 stores remain open under their new owners, said Winn-Dixie, which runs 527 stores in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi.

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