Seven Bloom stores in Northern Virginia and Maryland are closing their doors, while others will be converted into Food Lion grocery stores.
Bloom is part of the Food Lion grocery store chain and the stores opened a few years ago, hailed as an upscale food shopping outlet, offering gourmet food and in-store restaurants.
Delhaize America will retire the Bloom banner and convert 42 Bloom stores in Virginia and Maryland to Food Lion. The conversions will begin immediately.
The following seven underperforming Bloom stores will close:
Bloom @ 8425 Woodsboro Pike Walkersville MD 21793 Bloom @ 7000 Columbia Pike Annandale VA 22003 Bloom @ 43930 Farmwell Road Ashburn VA 20147 Bloom @ 11181-A Lee Hwy Fairfax VA 22030 Bloom @ 1050 Elden St Herndon VA 20170 Bloom @ 240 Fort Evans Rd Leesburg VA 20176 Bloom @ 14055 Nobelwood Plaza Woodbridge VA 22193