LANDOVER, Md. — Ahhold Delhaize USA’s Giant Food regional grocery chain, which operates in the greater Washington D.C. area, said on Monday that it planned to open a new store in Maryland at the end of the week. The store, set to hold its grand opening at 6 a.m. on August 23, measures more than
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
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
LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food has launched Giant Pickup, a new service allowing shoppers who order online to retrieve their groceries at a Giant Food store without having to leave their vehicles. The service was introduced July 1 and is expected to be available at 100 stores in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware by
QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize USA announced that Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan is leaving the company later this year and will be succeeded by Gordon Reid, president of the Giant Food banner. Reid will take the reins at Stop & Shop in late July. Ahold Delhaize said McGowan agreed to stay on to
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
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
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.
LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced today a $175 million capital investment into expansion and improvement over the next two years. The significant investment will include one new store and 24 store remodels. These efforts are in addition to the recently announced $21 million investment into a new Giant in Olney, Md., set to open in spring 2019.
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
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
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
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
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