press release

January 29, 2014

Contact:
Christopher Brand
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GIANT FOOD STORES COMPLETES REMODEL AT MORRISVILLE STORE

Carlisle, PA – GIANT Food Stores has completed a major remodel of its store located at 833 West Trenton Avenue in Morrisville, PA. The store underwent a four-month remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“This remodel enables us to offer our customers an even better place to shop with enhanced product selection throughout the store with the same every day savings they have come to expect,” said Juan Gonzalez, store manager. “It was an all hands on deck effort by our associates during this remodel and we are excited to showcase what’s new to our Morrisville area customers.”

Morrisville customers will find key departments such as produce, deli, bakery, meat, and seafood have been freshened with new décor and fixtures along with an improved variety of product. Other departments such as health & beauty have been expanded.

Emphasizing GIANT’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness, customers will find a broader assortment of natural and organic products in a dedicated section called Nature’s Promise Marketplace, which includes more than 2,500 frozen, dairy, grocery and special diet selections. To assist customers on gluten-free diets due to celiac disease or other health concerns, the gluten-free product area located within Nature’s Promise Marketplace was expanded to sixteen feet. In addition, customers will find a wider assortment of frozen natural and organic products.

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 almost half.

The Customer Service area was redesigned to meet customer needs and offers many services and conveniences, including Western Union, RedBox DVD rentals, money orders, ATM, lottery tickets and postage stamps.

Open from 6 a.m. – midnight daily, the Morrisville GIANT has approximately 140 associates. The store has been in existence since 1997.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

GIANT/MARTIN’S, headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, operates nearly 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 ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. For more information visit www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/giantfoodstores and facebook.com/martinsfoods.

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