press release

October 20, 2014

Christopher Brand


Starbucks now open

Carlisle, PA – MARTIN’S Food Market has completed a major remodel of its store located at 1320 Londontown Boulevard in Eldersburg, Maryland. The store underwent a ten-week remodel to provide customers with an expanded product selection and features for a more convenient shopping experience.

“I want to thank my team for their hard work, and thank our customers for their patience during the remodel,” said Denny Betson, store manager. “This remodel has helped us bring in a bigger variety of product in just about every department – and who doesn’t love Starbucks?”

Eldersburg 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.

For coffee lovers, a Starbucks coffee bar has been added adjacent to the produce department. Customers can enjoy a number of exceptional products at Starbucks including coffee, handcrafted beverages, and merchandise in the store or on the go.

Emphasizing MARTIN’S ongoing commitment to health and wellness, customers will also 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.

Open 24 hours, seven days a week, the Eldersburg MARTIN’S has approximately 240 associates. The store has been in existence since 1988 and was last remodeled in 2006.


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 and on Twitter @GiantFoodStores or @MartinsFoodMkts.