press release

September 16, 2013

Christopher Brand
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Carlisle, PA – Giant Food Stores has completed a major remodel of its store located at 1153 North 5th Street in Perkasie, PA. The store underwent a three-month remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“GIANT is proud to be part of the Perkasie community and this remodel will provide our customers with a better place to shop,” said Frank Rezza, store manager. “With an expanded product selection and the addition of new amenities, are associates are excited to showcase all we have to offer.”

Perkasie customers will find key departments such as produce, deli, meat, and seafood have been freshened with new décor and fixtures along with an improved variety of product. Other departments such as grocery, bakery, frozen, and dairy 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.

With an eye on energy conservation, LED lighting was newly installed in many areas of the store, including overhead track lights and spotlights on specialty areas & displays. LED lights are longer-lasting and are expected to reduce wattage by half.

For added checkout speed and convenience, four EasyScan registers were installed as part of the remodel. The Perkasie GIANT has been in existence since 2006.


Celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2013, 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 and Find us on Facebook at and