press release

January 10, 2014

Christopher Brand
[email protected]


Carlisle, PA – MARTIN’S Food Markets has completed a major remodel of its store located at 7045 Forest Hill Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. The store underwent a three- month remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“With this remodel, our customers will find the everyday savings and value they expect from MARTIN’S along with more selection,” said Jimmy Hyman, store manager. “My team is excited to show off the store – they did a great job.”

Stratford Hills customers will find key departments such as produce, deli, meat, and bakery have been freshened with new décor and fixtures along with an increased variety of product. Key areas such as grocery, dairy, frozen foods and floral have been expanded.

With an eye on energy conservation, LED lighting was newly installed in many areas of the store, including overhead track lights, spotlights on specialty areas & displays, exterior store signs and in the frozen food cases. LED lights are longer-lasting and are expected to reduce wattage by half.


Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 31,000 associates. Founded in 1923, GIANT and MARTIN’S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. The company was recognized for its leadership in the fight against hunger with the Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. For more information visit and Find us on Facebook at and