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GIANT Co.

GIANT celebrates team members at annual meeting

GIANT celebrates team members at annual meeting

CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. celebrated employee contributions at its annual business meeting, which was held virtually last week. Twelve awards were presented recognizing the recipients’ commitment to the company and its mission. “In what was an extremely challenging year, our more than 35,000 team members elevated their game when it came to customer service,

Ahold Delhaize posts sales gains in Q4

Ahold Delhaize posts sales gains in Q4

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported that its global net sales rose by nearly 13% to 19.6 billion euros ($23.7 billion) in the fourth quarter, fueled by strong online and comparable store sales gains. “We are pleased with the underlying Q4 performance in both the U.S. and Europe,” Ahold Delhaize president and CEO Frans

Ahold Delhaize pilots e-commerce fulfillment center

Ahold Delhaize pilots e-commerce fulfillment center

QUINCY, Mass. – Ahold Delhaize is launching a micro-fulfillment technology pilot with its Peapod Digital Labs and GIANT Co. units in the Philadelphia market, the company said Tuesday. Part of an e-commerce fulfillment center (EFC), the pilot leverages Swisslog’s solution which includes AutoStore technology empowered by Swisslog’s SynQ software, as well as Peapod Digital Labs’

GIANT adding new store in Philadelphia

GIANT adding new store in Philadelphia

CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. will expand its footprint in Philadelphia, adding a new store in the northeastern part of the city. The retailer said Tuesday that construction is slated to start in late March on the 67,000-square-foot store, which will be located at 2201 Cottman Avenue at the corner of Bustleton Avenue. The

FMI announces Gold Plate, Supper Bowl winners

FMI announces Gold Plate, Supper Bowl winners

ARLINGTON, VA – The FMI Foundation on Tuesday announced the winners of its the 2020 Gold Plate Awards, which are given to highlight outstanding food industry programs that promote family meals. The award recipients were recognized during the foundation’s first-ever Supper Bowl — a family meals cooking competition being held in conjunction with the FMI Midwinter

GIANT adds Choice Pass membership plan

GIANT adds Choice Pass membership plan

CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. is introducing an annual membership program called CHOICE Pass for its online GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct customers. CHOICE Pass offers unlimited free delivery and pickup for $98 per year — a savings of $21 a year compared to the previous PodPass program, which cost $119 per year. “The demand

GIANT adds ‘Cyber Days’ sales event

GIANT adds ‘Cyber Days’ sales event

CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. is offering special deals for GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct online grocery customers from November 30 through December 3, the company said Monday. GIANT Direct Cyber Days will feature online savings on more than 115 items from national brand manufacturers, including holiday favorites, pantry essentials, and indulgent specialty items. First-time

GIANT Co. supports racial equality with $250,000

GIANT Co. supports racial equality with $250,000

CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. has committed $250,000 to four local community organizations dedicated to racial equality and advancing diversity and inclusion, the company said on Tuesday. This represents the first part of a planned $500,000 in donations. “Over the past several months the GIANT Company team members have been participating in a number of

GIANT to open new store in Swatara, Pa.

GIANT to open new store in Swatara, Pa.

CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. is set to open a new supermarket in Swatara Township, Pa., on Friday. The 51,000-square-foot store, located just outside Harrisburg, Pa., will operate from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week and employ about 150 full- and part-time team members, the retailer said on Monday. “Since announcing our

Four more GIANT stores reach zero waste status

Four more GIANT stores reach zero waste status

CARLISLE, Pa. – Four more GIANT Co. stores in Pennsylvania have reached zero waste status, which means that at least 90% of their total waste is being diverted from landfills or incineration. The company said Thursday the designation applies to a MARTIN’S Food Market in Duncansville, Pa. and the GIANT stores in Perkasie, Quarryville and

Giant plans to hire 3,000 people

Giant plans to hire 3,000 people

CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. said Thursday it intends to hire 3,000 people to help handle a surge of shoppers due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company also said it is bringing more personalization to its website and mobile app. “At the GIANT Co., our purpose is to connect families for a better future,