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Giant Eagle, Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening of Newest Supermarket and Convenience Store Locations

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Continuing its ongoing central Ohio expansion efforts, multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. celebrates the grand opening of its newest Giant Eagle and GetGo locations at Britton Parkway on Thursday, August 28th.

Located at 4001 Britton Parkway, the 92,000 square-foot Giant Eagle is the newest addition to the company’s 49 Columbus-area supermarket and convenience store locations. Open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week, the new Britton Parkway Giant Eagle provides a robust grocery offering, wide selection of artisan cheeses, full-service meat and seafood, beer and wine tasting area, and more. The store also features extensive Health, Beauty and Wellness offerings and a bakery delivering fresh-made breads and desserts.

Adding another layer of fresh food, convenience-oriented services and value to the Britton Parkway area will be the new GetGo, located at 4051 Britton Parkway. Open from 5 a.m. to midnight, the new GetGo will offer a wide ranging menu of made-fresh-to-order foods like Old Fashioned Subs, 100 percent Angus burgers, custom-made breakfast sandwiches and more. Hot, cold, and made-to-order beverages will also be available, including iced coffee, lattes, milkshakes, fountain drinks, beer and wine. Britton Parkway GetGo customers also have the opportunity to save three cents instantly or redeem fuelperks! ® when scanning their Giant Eagle Advantage Card® at the pump.

“We are thrilled to have new Giant Eagle and GetGo locations in a welcoming and business-friendly community like Hilliard,” says Britton Parkway Giant Eagle Store Leader Dan Davis. “Between Britton Parkway and our access to Interstate 270, we feel we’re uniquely positioned to serve all of western Franklin County.”

Davis continued, “Giant Eagle’s commitment to its customers is stronger than ever and is underscored by this new store setting, a fantastic group of Team Members and access to the adjacent GetGo location. We are looking forward to bringing fresh, high quality foods, a variety of convenience-based services, an in-store pharmacy with two drive-thru lanes, unbeatable value and more to our Giant Eagle and GetGo customers when we open our doors on August 28.”

A WORLD CLASS SUPERMARKET SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

The new Britton Parkway Giant Eagle will offer the following:

    • A Prepared Foods Department with sushi made on-site that may be enjoyed in an expanded sit-down café with free WiFi.

    • A wide selection of the region’s highest quality farm fresh conventional and organic fruits and vegetables.

    • Full-service bakery offering an extensive assortment of fresh-baked pies and cakes for any occasion, as well as donuts, cookies, specialty desserts, and Old World artisan breads.

    • A cheese shop with more than 200 types of artisan, local and imported cheeses, more than 120 varieties of deli meats and an appetizing assortment of imported olives and antipasti.

    • Premium quality service meat and service seafood departments. The meat department features the finest cuts of natural and organic meat offerings. The full-service seafood department features the highest quality fresh and frozen sustainable seafood.

    • A vast selection of more than 800 domestic and imported beers as well as approximately 1,500 varieties of wine.

    • A full-service in-store pharmacy equipped with two drive-thru lanes, a certified immunizing pharmacist, the ability to simply and seamlessly refill prescriptions with the Giant Eagle Pharmacy mobile app and more.

    • For convenience, a Huntington Bank Branch, an Eagle’s Nest childcare area and Dress for Success dry cleaning services

The Britton Parkway Giant Eagle also feature many of the products, convenient services and other savings opportunities that customers have come to expect from Columbus area locations, including the opportunity to earn fuelperks!® when scanning a Giant Eagle Advantage Card®, the doubling of manufacturer coupons up to $0.99, great weekly specials, a strong pharmacy offering with seasonal free blood pressure medication and free PRENATAL PLUS® vitamins and more.

THE BEST IN DELICIOUSLY FRESH FOOD, DRINKS AND MORE FOR THOSE ON-THE-GO

The new Britton Parkway GetGo will offer the following:

    • Freshly made Old Fashioned Subs with premium deli meats, classic toppings and bread baked fresh in-store.

    • 100% Angus burgers made with quality meats, toppings, and fresh-baked buns.

    • Appetizers options to make any meal more delicious – onion rings, jalapeno bites, mozzarella sticks, fries.

    • Made-fresh-to-order breakfast sandwiches and burritos prepared with toppings like fried or scrambled eggs, meats, and fresh vegetables, as well as, healthy options like egg whites, Canadian bacon or turkey sausage.

    • A variety of hot, cold, and made-to-order beverages, ranging from lattes to all natural fruit smoothies to Coca Cola and Pepsi fountain products.

    • The opportunity to redeem fuelperks! rewards, or to instantly save 3 cents per gallon on the price of fuel purchased every time the Giant Eagle Advantage Card® is scanned.

    • Convenience offerings including a surcharge free ATM, full service lottery, free air for vehicle tires, free WiFi, retailer gift cards and bright and spacious restrooms.

GRAND OPENING ACTIVITIES FOR CUSTOMERS OF ALL AGES

The new Britton Parkway GetGo opened its doors for the first time on Monday, but will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, August 28, followed by a ribbon cutting at the Giant Eagle at 10 a.m. Both locations are also making a combined donation of $1,000 to Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Immediately after the ribbon cutting event, Coach Earl Bruce will make an in-store appearance to greet customers and sign autographs. Additionally, grand opening activities include a variety samples, live radio entertainment and more.

The new Britton Parkway location is inviting renowned talk show host Wendy Williams to appear in-store, greet customers and sign autographs on Thursday, September 4 at noon. Grand opening activities continue throughout the month of October with Ohio State University themed activities, First Responder Neighborhood Safety Event, Wine Sampling Event, Columbus Oktoberfest, live music and more. Visit the Britton Parkway Giant Eagle for more detail regarding additional grand opening activities.


About Giant Eagle and GetGo

Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 33 on Forbes magazine’s largest private corporations list, is one of the nation’s largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.7 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 229 supermarkets and 194 fuel and convenience stores throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio, northern West Virginia and Maryland.

The GetGo from Giant Eagle redefines the fuel and convenience store shopping experience by bringing the same level of fresh, high-quality and delicious food and unmatched customer service associated with Giant Eagle supermarkets to the convenient GetGo setting.