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Giant Food To Open New Olney, Maryland Store; Old Location Will Close

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Giant Food, a greater Washington, D.C., regional grocery chain headquartered in Landover, Maryland, will open a new store at 6 a.m. on Friday, April 12, at 18140 Village Center Drive. The store will feature more than 40,270-s.f. of selling space.

The location will be the grocer’s first store to be entirely comprised of a 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 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.”

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.

Giant Food operates 164 supermarkets in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Giant Food employs approximately 20,000 associates.

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Kristen Brissette

Kristen lives on Cape Cod and enjoys working in the food industry. She loves attending food shows and meeting others in the field.

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