LANCASTER COUNTY– GIANT Food Stores announced Monday it is planning a $22 million financial investment in Lancaster County, which includes a brand-new e-commerce center at its former North Tank Street area, renovating jobs at four stores, lower prices, and the opening of a new fuel station in Lititz.The brand-new e-commerce hub will bring around 150 new jobs to the neighborhood, GIANT stated in a news release revealing its strategies.”We take a look at this e-commerce center as an investment not just in residential or commercial property, however in individuals of Lancaster who have waited too long to hear news from us about our future strategies,” stated Nicholas Bertram, HUGE president.” We have actually been listening closely to the community, and we would like to regards thank Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace for her counsel throughout the past numerous months as we established these plans for more economic chance and development within the city.” Lancaster mayor Danene Sorace praised the strategies.”This is a big action forward for the Northeast neighborhood and the City as
an entire,” she stated.”I’m ecstatic about the investment GIANT is making
in Lancaster, and very delighted that it will be bringing 150 jobs back to citycitizens. Throughout this procedure, the brand-new GIANT team’s genuineness and integrity has actually presumed in rebuilding great will and trust.”The e-commerce hub will function as a grocery deliver center, GIANT states. It will provide curbside pickup, where online orders will be provided straight to customers’cars and trucks parked outside the center. The 38,000-square-foot center will allow GIANT and its online grocery partner, Peapod, to provide to 40 percent more consumers, GIANT says.” We’re seeing double digit growth in online purchasing and grocery delivery,”continued Bertram.”We are rededicating ourselves to the Lancaster market, and we want this advanced center to be unique– something the Northeast community will take pride in
while we fulfill this need. We’re thrilled because the e-commerce hub will permit us to increase capacity quickly. “This will be the 5th such center GIANT has opened in Pennsylvania with Peapod.The first phase of GIANT’S financial investment is now total and consisted of substantial remodels at the following four places:1605 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 1360 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, PA 550 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 1008 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA
GIANT stated it has actually reduced costs on thousands of items in produce, meat, deli, grocery, dairy
, frozen food, and health and beauty care that customers regularly acquire, specifically on GIANT brand items. Customers will find savings as much as 35%on staple productssuch as GIANT brand name pasta, ground beef, shredded cheese, waffles, canned beans, family cereals
households buy each week,”Bertram stated. “We also motivate our customers to download the HUGE app which provides extra customized savings and & vouchers.” GIANT also announced it has broken ground on its new off-site fuel center in Lititz, close to the GIANT at 1008 Lititz Pike. The station is on track to open in August, GIANT says.Other Lancaster County fuel stations consist of 300 Centerville Rd., Lancaster, 850 East Main St., Ephrata, 789
East Main St., Mount Pleasure and 1278 S. Market St., Elizabethtown.”As HUGE celebrates our 95th anniversary this year, we invite the Lancaster neighborhood to come out and experience the fresh, new changes we’ve made,”Bertram said.GIANT runs 8 shops in Lancaster County, using approximately 1,300 partners.