The parent company of Winn-Dixie has filed for bankruptcy protection as it implements a restructuring plan and is closing 94 stores, it said Thursday.

  • Southeastern Grocers files for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
  • It plans to close 94 stores amid company restructuring
  • Many Orlando-, Tampa-area stores included in closure list

Southeastern Grocers said in a statement that it is filing prepackaged chapter 11 cases to "efficiently" execute a reorganization.

In the Tampa and Orlando areas, the following Winn-Dixie and Harveys stores were on the company's closure list:

  • Winn-Dixie, 3500 53Rd Ave. West, Bradenton
  • Winn-Dixie, 7625 Blind Pass Road, St. Petersburg
  • Harveys, 2525 E. Hillsboro Ave., Tampa
  • Winn-Dixie, 2525 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa
  • Winn-Dixie, 4317 Gandy Blvd., Tampa
  • Winn-Dixie, 2701 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand
  • Winn-Dixie, 1347 E Vine St., Kissimmee
  • Winn-Dixie, 4417 Nw Blitchton Road, Ocala
  • Winn-Dixie, 8445 Sw Hwy 200, Ste #131, Ocala
  • Harveys, 2722 N. Pine Hills Road, Orlando
  • Winn-Dixie, 4686 E Michigan St., Orlando
  • FULL LIST: Read the list of Southeastern Grocers stores the company plans to close (PDF)

"It is our goal to work through our financial restructuring as quickly and efficiently as possible, and we will emerge from this process likely within the next 90 days," the company said.

Southeastern Grocers also operates BI-LO, Fresco y Más and Harveys Supermarket stores in seven states.