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Grocery Store Wars: Publix buying 7 Bi-Lo stores across region

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The grocery store shuffle across the Charlotte market as newcomer Publix announced it is buying seven Bi-Lo stores on Friday.

The Bi-Lo stores will be rebranded as Publix Super Markets over the next several months, Publix announced in a press release.

The BI-LO-branded stores that Publix will acquire from Bi-Lo Holdings include:

 -- 8120 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC
 -- 12810 York Road, Charlotte, NC
 -- 9815 Rose Commons Drive, Huntersville, NC
 -- 158 Hwy. 274, Lake Wylie, SC
 -- Fincher Farm Rd, Matthews, NC
 -- 1735 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill, SC
 -- 2186 Cherry Rd, Rock Hill, SC

Grand opening dates for the locations will depend on the scope of the remodels, the company said.

The company did not address how the purchase will affect current Bi-Lo employees.

Bi-Lo did say in the statement that they would assist affected employees pursue other open positions in nearby stores.

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