Our story starts in 1936 when N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman founded Giant Food Inc. and opened Washington, DC’s first supermarket. Since then, we’ve continued to grow and innovate, pioneering computer-assisted checkout scanning and opening over 150 stores throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Partner Category: Grocery Stores
Stop & Shop
Stop & Shop has been around for more than 100 years and counting. A lot has changed in all that time; for example, they’ve grown in size and in scale. They now operate more than 400 stores throughout New York, New England and New Jersey. They started small, back in 1914 when the Rabinowitz family […]
MARTIN’s was acquired by GIANT in 1970, joining to become GIANT/MARTIN’S and continuing the growth trend that led the company to be acquired by Ahold in 1982. In 2013, GIANT/MARTIN’S celebrated their 90th anniversary with 90 day of community giving. They remain committed to giving shoppers a great experience.
GIANT FOOD STORES
GIANT’s story began in 1923 when David “D. J.” Javitch opened a two-man butcher shop called the Carlisle Meat Market with the intent of offering the best products at the fairest price. In 2013, GIANT celebrated their 90th anniversary with 90 day of community giving. They remain committed to giving shoppers a great experience.
Hannaford Supermarkets, is based in Scarborough, Maine and operates in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont. The stores offer good prices, value, and top-quality fresh foods supported by daily deliveries and friendly, efficient service. Hannaford developed the Guiding Stars System in 2006 with the help of a scientific advisory panel.
Food Lion, is based in Salisbury, N.C. The company strives to deliver quality products, low prices and great service to customers in 10 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.