press release

January 13, 2014

Christopher Brand
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Starbucks returns

Carlisle, PA – MARTIN’S Food Markets has completed a major remodel of its store located at 4660 Monticello Avenue in Williamsburg, Virginia. The store underwent a four-month remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“I am so proud of my associates and how the store turned out,” said Dean Sculthorpe, store manager. “We want to thank our customers for their patience – we can’t wait for them to see all the changes.”

Williamsburg 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, produce and meat have been expanded.

With the remodel, Starbucks has returned to the Williamsburg store. Customers can enjoy a number of exceptional products at Starbucks including coffee, handcrafted beverages, and merchandise in the store or on the go.

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