press release

October 19, 2012

Contact:
Christopher Brand
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GIANT FOOD STORES COMPLETES REMODEL AT BETHLEHEM STORE ON LINDEN STREET

Carlisle, PA – GIANT Food Stores has completed a major remodel of its store located at 3926 Linden Street in Bethlehem. The store underwent a three-month remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“We hope our customers are as excited as we are to see what we have new in store,” said Tim Spence, store manager. “We continue to refresh our stores every few years to offer our customers the latest in supermarket amenities that they have come to expect at GIANT.”

Bethlehem 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. Other departments such as grocery, frozen food and natural and organic have been expanded.

The award-winning Shopping Solutions kiosks have been added to the store, allowing customers to use the interactive touch-screen to check personalized BonusCard savings offers, print off coupons, locate an item in the store, and place a deli or Great Entertaining party tray order. Customers also have more than 2,500 tasty recipes at their fingertips that can be printed directly from the Shopping Solutions kiosks.

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.

Open twenty-four hours daily, the Bethlehem GIANT has been in existence since 2003.

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.

10/19/2012