press release

January 4, 2013

Christopher Brand
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Carlisle, PA – MARTIN’S Food Markets has completed remodels of its stores located at 3460 Pump Road in Richmond and at 10150 Brook Road in Glen Allen, Virginia. The stores underwent three-month remodels to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“With our remodels now complete, we are able to offer customers a wider variety of products at the everyday savings and value they expect from MARTIN’S,” said Jim Scanlon, regional vice president. “On behalf of our store management teams and associates, we are excited to showcase our new state-of-the-art shopping amenities to our customers.”

Short Pump and Virginia Center 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 and beer/wine have been expanded.

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 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 and Find us on Facebook at and