Grocery Stores Specialize to Compete in Crowded Market

The fact that consumers are shopping around could help explain why Baton Rouge is able to sustain an inordinate amount of grocery stores today. Between the growing presence of national chains and a fortified group of local grocers, the fight for market share has been heating up for years. But, interestingly enough, no one has dropped out of the fray.

Canada’s Online Grocery Market Poised For Major Expansion

August 15, 2019 ZAK VESCERA, Vancouver Sun

While Canada’s online grocery market lags significantly behind the United Kingdom and the United States, aging baby boomers and convenience-seeking millennials are driving major chains to rework their supply chains.

Giant Food Announces the Launch of the 15th Annual Pediatric Cancer Fundraising Program With $ 2M Goal

August 15, 2019 Giant Food

Giant aims to raise at least $2 million throughout the eight-week program, running from Aug. 16 to Oct. 10, from the sale of $5 coupon books valued at over $30. All funds raised will be donated to Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc. to support ongoing cancer research.

FMI Recognizes Illinois Retail Merchants Association Executive with Public Affairs Award

August 15, 2019 Food Marketing Institute

Tanya Dawood received the award at FMI’s State Issues Retreat, an annual event that brings together food retail grocery associations and grocery company professionals from each state to discuss state legislative issues of interest to the food industry.

GIANT Announces Development of New Two-Level Urban Flagship Store in Downtown Philadelphia

August 15, 2019 GIANT Food Stores

GIANT Food Stores announced a new, two-level urban flagship GIANT store in downtown Philadelphia overlooking the Schuylkill River, furthering the company’s investments and commitment to the Philadelphia market. Coming on the heels of the company’s launch of GIANT Heirloom Market™, the new plan accelerates GIANT’S aggressive growth plan while investing in innovative customer experiences.