Salisbury, N.C. -- Discount grocery chain Bottom Dollar Food announced Monday plans to enter the greater Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, markets.
The expansion includes 14 stores that will open in 2012 and slated to create more than 600 jobs.
The banner, which is owned by Delhaize America, has grown to 47 stores in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition to its expansion in Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, Bottom Dollar Food also remains focused on expanding in the greater Philadelphia market, which currently encompasses 17 stores in the state of Pennsylvania and two stores in New Jersey.
"We look forward to serving the greater Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, communities by providing consumers with unbelievably low prices on groceries," said Bottom Dollar Food president Meg Ham.