May 14, 2012

Giant Food Stores collected nearly 3 tons of unused medications during a nationwide medication take-back day last month, the chain said.

March 28, 2012

Giant-Carlisle will work with the Drug Enforcement Administration to sponsor several medication take-back events next month, the company said.

February 16, 2012

One of the supermarket chains operated by Netherlands-based Royal Ahold has installed rooftop solar panels at two of its stores.

February 6, 2012

Supermarket chain Giant Food has acquired two supermarkets in the Baltimore area from another company, Giant said.

January 5, 2012

Safeway on Thursday announced the sale of 16 of its Genuardi's stores in the greater Philadelphia area to Giant Food Stores, a division of Ahold USA.

October 13, 2011

Giant-Carlisle will sponsor several drug take-back events on Oct. 29, the company said.

October 13, 2011

Martin's Food Markets is donating 25 park benches made from recycled plastic grocery bags to Richmond and Williamsburg, Va., the supermarket chain said.

October 10, 2011

Giant Food Stores is marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating more than $25,000 to organizations that address the disease, the Royal Ahold-owned supermarket chain said.

September 13, 2011

Ahold USA has appointed a former Walmart executive to head its Landover, Md.-based Giant Food division, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

August 8, 2011

Giant Food Stores will convene a panel of local experts at one of its stores in Harrisburg, Pa., for its Giant's Childhood Obesity Forum on Aug. 16.

July 28, 2011

WellSpan Health is planning to open this fall three CareExpress walk-in health clinics in York County, Pa., of which two clinics will be located inside Giant Food Stores.

July 20, 2011

A Giant Food location in Phoenixville, Pa., opened its new gas station Wednesday, Carlisle, Pa.-based Giant said.

July 11, 2011

Giant-Carlisle plans to open its first store in Philadelphia next week, the grocery chain said.

June 3, 2011

Royal Ahold banner Giant Food Stores is giving its private-label products a new look.

May 26, 2011

Giant Food is donating nearly $2 million to schools in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia as part of its 2010-2011 A+ School Rewards program, the Royal Ahold banner said Wednesday.

May 26, 2011

Royal Ahold banner Giant-Carlisle has opened a new gas station near a store in Lancaster, Pa., the supermarket chain said.

March 9, 2011

Giant Food Stores plans to open a new store near Philadelphia on March 16, the Carlisle, Pa.-based Royal Ahold banner said.

February 18, 2011

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court in December ruled in favor of Wegmans and supermarkets across the state over whether or not the grocers could sell beer on their premises — the ruling expands what many consider to be the most restrictive alcohol distribution laws in the country. 


In Pennsylvania, beer can be purchased only from a restaurant/bar or beer distributor. Beer distributors can sell only by the case or keg, while restaurants and bars cannot sell more than 16 12-oz. beers per purchase. 


January 7, 2011

Giant Food this week said that over the course of 2010, the supermarket chain donated more than 2.4 million lbs. of food to local hunger-relief organizations.

January 3, 2011

Giant Food is helping customers stick to their New Year's resolutions by emphasizing its product labeling system.

December 22, 2010

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board on Tuesday announced it temporarily will close Pronto wine kiosks statewide to address mechanical and technological issues.

September 19, 2010

NASCAR fans shopping for tailgating items can look no further than a new Giant Food...

May 13, 2010

Lancaster General Health, a regional healthcare system, recently opened two retail clinics at Walmart supercenters...

February 21, 2010

Ahold USA-owned chains Stop & Shop and Giant Food announced they have raised a combined...