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Giant Food Readies Replacement Store in Springfield, Va.

New site makes room for expanded departments
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Ahold Delhaize USA’s Giant Food banner this Friday will open the doors of a new replacement store in Springfield, Va., moving around the corner to a new spot that will provide shoppers with more room for natural and organic selections, prepared foods and other new amenities, including pickup and delivery services.

The doors of the 50,000-square-foot store at 6364A Springfield Plaza open at 6 a.m. Nov. 13. A neighboring Giant at 6426 Springfield Plaza will close after business on Nov. 12.

“We are excited to continue to introduce stores which feature Giant’s new and improved store layout with a focus on quality food and convenient services, while remaining committed to providing a great value for customers,” said Ira Kress, president of Giant Food, in a release. “With nearly 70 years of serving the Fairfax County area, we are delighted to bring this brand-new store to the Springfield community.”

The store will include enhanced features such as extensive prepared food services, full meat and seafood service, expanded natural and organic selections and larger produce sections, including more fresh cut fruit and locally grown offerings, Giant said. Additional amenities include a full-service Starbucks, PNC Bank, service floral shop, and full wine and beer. The on-site pharmacy will be open and providing essential services like flu shots.

The new Springfield location will also offer shoppers the option to use either Giant Pickup or Giant Delivers. Shoppers can browse offerings from anywhere through its newly integrated shopping experience on GiantFood.com or the Giant Food mobile app.

The opening is the third new store this year for Giant Food, based in Landover, Md. All have been in Fairfax County, Va.

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