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Giant Food Stores

GIANT launches e-commerce hub, smaller-store format

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores is broadening its customer base with a new e-commerce hub here that fortifies its digital platform and a smaller-store format, introduced in Philadelphia, that the retailer will deploy in urban neighborhoods. The grocer’s new e-commerce center offers a pickup option for shoppers who buy online, drive to the hub

GIANT Food gets okay to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

GIANT Food gets okay to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

CARLISLE, Pa., — GIANT Food Stores said Monday that its planned acquisition of five Shop ‘n Save stores has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. GIANT Food, a unit of Ahold Delhaize USA, agreed to buy the stores from United Natural Foods Inc.’s Supervalu subsidiary on November 6. The stores involved in the sale are:

GIANT Food opens e-commerce hub

GIANT Food opens e-commerce hub

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday for a new e-commerce hub in Lancaster, Pa. The facility is part of the retailer’s recently rebranded digital grocery operation, which is called “GIANT DIRECT, Powered by Peapod.”  The new hub, which is being operated in partnership with Peapod Digital Labs, will

Three more GIANT Heirloom Market stores to open in Philadelphia

Three more GIANT Heirloom Market stores to open in Philadelphia

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores announced plans to open another three GIANT Heirloom Market stores in Philadelphia this year. The inaugural store in this concept opened late last month in Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood, and company officials have been heartened by the initial response from shoppers. “GIANT Heirloom Market is the next chapter in

Ahold looks to grow U.S. biz

AMSTERDAM — Dutch-Belgian supermarket group Ahold Delhaize, the owner of Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food Stores and Hannaford, is looking for acquisitions in the United States, its chief executive announced in a Dutch newspaper report. The comments in Dutch newspaper Financieele Dagblad signal a potential strategy shift for Ahold under chief executive officer

Giant Food to introduce new urban format

Giant Food to introduce new urban format

CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant Food Stores on Thursday announced plans for a new store format and brand designed for urban neighborhoods. The first of the new Giant Heirloom Market stores is set to open later this year in in Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood. The new store, which is currently under construction, will measure about 9,500 square

Giant/Martin’s vows to raise bar on service

Giant/Martin’s vows to raise bar on service

CARLISLE, Pa. — Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets on Wednesday  announced new service commitments to shoppers that include faster checkout lines. The company said these service promises are part of Giant/Martin’s ongoing focus on helping customers save money and time. “We know our customers are busy so every minute counts when shopping at