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Ahold Delhaize USA names Ira Kress president of Giant Food

Ahold Delhaize USA names Ira Kress president of Giant Food

QUINCY, Mass.– Ahold Delhaize USA announced Tuesday that Ira Kress has been appointed president, Giant Food, effective immediately. “Ira has been a dedicated leader for Giant Food for 36 years and we are proud to appoint him to this role,” said Kevin Holt, president, Ahold Delhaize USA. “Ira has been serving as interim president of

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

LANDOVER, Md.– Giant Food announced Wednesday the donation of $550,000 and 1,200 hams to the five Feeding America food banks within its region: Capital Area Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. The food and monetary donations will help provide meals to families who are

Seasonal flu shots now available at Giant Food pharmacies

Seasonal flu shots now available at Giant Food pharmacies

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food announced Monday that flu shots are once again available at all of its in-store pharmacies for both adults and children. The vaccinations will be administered by Giant’s dedicated and certified in-store pharmacists, require no appointment and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. “As the flu season quickly approaches,

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