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Giant Food launches 15th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

Giant Food launches 15th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Tuesday the launch of the 15th annual fundraising program for pediatric cancer designed to support cancer research initiatives. Giant aims to raise at least $2 million throughout the eight-week program, running from Aug. 16 to Oct. 10, from the sale of $5 coupon books valued at over $30. All

Giant Food installs automated external defibrillators in all its stores

Giant Food installs automated external defibrillators in all its stores

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has installed public access automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all of its 164 stores across Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. The AEDs were placed in the closest proximity to the front and middle of all stores as of June 30th, 2019. Giant’s team of in-store pharmacists as well as managers

Giant Food unveils new rainbow logo for Pride Month

Giant Food unveils new rainbow logo for Pride Month

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has revealed a special Pride Month logo in celebration of the local LGBTQ community and as part of local Pride Month festivities. The new logo, which prominently features the signature LGBTQ rainbow colors, will appear on the company’s social media and circular throughout the month of June, showing support for

GIANT Food gets thumbs up to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

GIANT Food gets thumbs up to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

CARLISLE, Pa. — GIANT Food Stores announced 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

Giant Food promotes expanded fine wine offerings

Giant Food promotes expanded fine wine offerings

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced today its promotion of various award-winning and highly-rated wines. Wine and beer selections are available at 67 Giant stores throughout Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland. Private label brand, Artisan Vintners Wine, is available exclusively at Giant stores and recently received three silver medal awards at the 2018 Indy International Wine Competition.

Giant Food launches 14th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

Giant Food launches 14th annual pediatric cancer fundraising program

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food kicked off of its annual pediatric cancer fundraising program created to support pediatric cancer research during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Giant has set a goal of raising $2 million throughout the eight-week program, running Aug. 17 to Oct. 11. The funds from sales of $5 coupon books valued at $50 will go

Giant Food, Ripken Baseball team up for baseball clinics

Giant Food, Ripken Baseball team up for baseball clinics

BALTIMORE —  Ripken Baseball and Giant Food have partnered for the seventh consecutive year to host a series of free outdoor health & fitness clinics for children and their families throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The “Get Out and Play” clinics will combine baseball instruction with nutritional programming to create fun and informative events. The

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

NEW YORK — Food and drug retailer Ahold Delhaize plans to implement IRI’s sales and supply chain analytics platform for its Ahold USA and Delhaize America brands. Under a long-term agreement announced Tuesday, IRI will leverage its IRI Liquid Data platform to provide integrated point-of-sale (POS), frequent shopper program and supply chain data for Delhaize

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold completed their $29 billion merger transaction over the weekend. The Europe-based food and drug retailers said the deal received regulatory clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and Delhaize Group chief executive officer Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer have signed of

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

BRUSSELS — The U.S. subsidiaries of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV have reached agreements with buyers to divest 86 stores in connection with the companies’ pending merger. Delhaize and Ahold said Thursday that all of the store divestitures — which includes locations from both companies’ U.S. supermarket chains — must be approved by the Federal