October 9, 2014

President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his intent to nominate Giant Eagle executive chairman David Shapira to the role of governor for the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. 

 

September 17, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to hire as many as 1,000 new associates to keep pace with its growing grocery business, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported Tuesday.

August 20, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to open a Market District Express store in Columbus, Ohio, according to a report in The Columbus Dispatch published Tuesday.

 

August 20, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

July 15, 2014

Giant Eagle last week added prescription blood-pressure medications lisinopril and lisinopril HCTZ to the list of several antibiotics that the chain provides for free to its patients, according to a report in the Columbus Dispatch

May 27, 2014

Giant Eagle on Tuesday announced the opening of the company’s second Giant Eagle Express, a new 14,000 sq.-ft. neighborhood grocery store format.

March 24, 2014

Giant Eagle is pulling out of the Toledo market, according to a report in the Blade, Toledo's local newspaper, published on Saturday.

March 21, 2014

Good things happen in small boxes. That's what Walmart is counting on with the introduction of its latest store concept — Walmart To Go. First the supercenter, then Neighborhood Market, then WalmartExpress and now Walmart to Go. The boxes just keep getting smaller.

But what if Walmart is on to something? What if tomorrow's definition of convenience is ubiquity? Then it makes a lot of sense to start filling in the gaps between the supercenters with smaller formats.

January 24, 2014

Giant Eagle is making a push into Indiana with a Market District concept and GetGo, a convenience store, planned just outside of Indianapolis, according to published reports.

January 9, 2014

Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

January 8, 2014

InMarket is piloting its iBeacons offering in select Safeway and Giant Eagle stores beginning Tuesday, according to published reports.

December 30, 2013

Giant Eagle is expected to expand into the Indianapolis market, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported earlier this month, citing local real estate brokers.

December 5, 2013

Giant Eagle opened its latest prototype in McMurray, Pa., on Wednesday, according to a report published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

October 24, 2013

Giant Eagle is launching a prescription delivery service beginning next week, according to a report published Wednesday in the Columbus Dispatch.

August 8, 2013

Inspired by the open-air markets of Europe, Giant Eagle opened its first Market District food store in Northeast Ohio — a 94,000-square-foot culinary, dining and shopping destination — on Thursday in the Solon Village Shopping Center that the company will staff with a licensed skin care professional and dietitian who will conduct health-and-wellness activities in the store.

June 4, 2013

Logile announced today that Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle has fully implemented Logile’s Execution and Compliance Management solution across its supermarket banners, convenience stores, corporate office and retail support centers.

April 15, 2013

DSN has reported for many years on the emergence of dietitians in supermarket pharmacies, and an article that appeared in Advertising Age Sunday confirms how big the trend has become.

January 10, 2013

Giant Eagle announced a new Winter Low Price Lock on hundreds of popular products.

November 5, 2012

All American Pet Co. announced Tuesday that its innovative branded line of PAWtizer antibacterial wipes and spray will be available on all Giant Eagle supermarket shelves within the next two weeks.

November 2, 2012

Multiformat food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle will be introducing its first discount format Good Cents Grocery + More to the Pittsburgh market Nov. 4.

October 11, 2012

Giant Eagle on Thursday announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the holidays on hundreds of the items customers purchase most.

June 27, 2012

Publix, Hy-Vee, H-E-B, Sam's Club, Winn-Dixie, ShopRite and Giant Eagle were among the highest-rated companies for customer service, according to new research from the Temkin Group.

April 26, 2012

Giant Eagle has opened an 83,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-art supermarket in Cleveland.

April 19, 2012

Giant Eagle on Thursday announced that the Pittsburgh regional grocer has adopted Galleria Retail Technology Solution's Promotional Display Optimization solution throughout its supermarkets to help create store-specific display plans on a daily basis.