Press Release
April 4, 2019

Giant Food Announces Grand Opening of New Store in Olney, Md.

New store will feature updated design and expanded amenities for local shoppers

Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain announced today the opening of a new store in Maryland. The store will open at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 12 at 18140 Village Center Drive in Olney and feature over 40,270 square feet of selling space to further accommodate expanded departments and product offerings.

The location will be the grocer’s first store to be entirely comprised of a brand-new layout and décor designed for clear navigation for shoppers. Store features include a larger health and beauty department, enhanced hot food offerings, full gourmet cheese shop, expanded produce and natural food offerings, sushi bar, full-service meat, seafood, bakery and floral departments, and both dairy as well as frozen kosher food sections. The new store will allow for the addition of more than 50 new jobs for the local community.

Additional store features include a full-service pharmacy, Starbucks Café, free WiFi, and a PNC Bank branch as well as convenient self-checkout and self-scan options for shoppers.

“We are looking forward to opening our new doors in Olney and allowing our customers to experience the new layout and décor that we have designed to make navigating the store clear and simple,” said Gordon Reid, President of Giant. “We have expanded our offerings across aisles and departments, creating a convenient, one-stop-shop for the community. Our new store in Olney is an exciting step in our mission to continue to offer improvements and unique selections across the areas we serve.”

Loyal customers who shop at 17821 Georgia Avenue in Olney will not experience an interruption in service as the new store will open the following morning after the nearby location closes.

About Giant Food

Giant Food is headquartered in Landover, Md. and operates 164 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. Giant Food employs approximately 20,000 associates. Included within the 164 stores are 154 full-service pharmacies. For more information on Giant, visit www.giantfood.com.

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