Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The large grocery store closed its doors this week. What would you like to see take its place?
Now that both local Sweetbay stores have closed, attention has turned to what to do with the large, empty retail spaces left behind. On the Weschase Patch Facebook page, users seemed to favor seeing one of three retailers move in to the space. Beth Padgett Edwards voted for a Total Wine. Tylene Guy Headley, Heather Long, Christina Rio Patterson and Leslie Blaze all commented that they would like to see a Fresh Market move in. Some users also mentioned that a Whole Foods or a Trader Joe's would be nice to have nearby. What would you like to see move in to the space left by Sweetbay? Is there a larget retailer that you think would do well in Westchase? Tell us in the comments section below. More on the closing Several local Sweetbay …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
One Sweetbay grocery store closed already and another will close very soon.
While one local Sweetbay store closed its doors yesterday, one was scheduled to stay open for a a bit longer. Now, some stores will be closing earlier than expected, according to an article on TBO.com. Several local Sweetbay Supermarkets were among 33 under-performing stores in Florida scheduled to close in February. Many stores begain liquidation sales in the last 2 weeks, with some stores offering as much as 50 percent off. The store at 10617 Sheldon Road closed on Monday. The other Westchase area location at 4519 Gunn Highway, is scheduled to close on Wednesday, according to the report. For a complete list of the new closing dates, click here.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Find out how you can donate
It's an item that some take for granted, but it's the No. 1 request from active duty U.S. troops. Coffee. To fulfill that request, Sweetbay Supermarket officials are asking the community to stop by any store in the Tampa Bay area and drop off a bag, brick or container of coffee by Wednesday, July 4. Collection bins are set up inside of Sweetbay locations, said Kasey Waterman, whose company, At the Table PR, represents Sweetbay. "They make so many sacrifices for us everyday," she said. "It's the least we can do." After the coffee is collected, it will be sent to active duty members of the military in more than 17 countries, including Iraq and Afghanistan, by Support Our Troops, Inc. The nonprofit organization based in Wesley Chapel sends …