press release

September 5, 2014

Contact:
Christopher Brand
717-240-1017
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GIANT FOOD STORES COMPLETES REMODEL AT HERSHEY STORE

Carlisle, PA – GIANT Food Stores has completed a major remodel of its store located at 1250 Cocoa Avenue in Hershey, PA. The store underwent a ten-week remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“While we are introducing an updated look, our Hershey customers can still count on the quality, selection and every day savings they have come to expect from GIANT,” said Jeff Hoover, store manager.

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

Emphasizing GIANT’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness, customers will find a broader assortment of natural and organic products in the dedicated section called Nature’s Promise Marketplace, which includes more than 2,500 frozen, dairy, grocery and special diet selections. In addition, customers will find a wider assortment of frozen natural and organic products.

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 almost half.

Open 24 hours, seven days a week, the Hershey GIANT has approximately 150 associates. The store has been in existence since 2000.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

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 www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/giantfoodstores and facebook.com/martinsfoods and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.