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January 9, 2014

Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

NAPLES, Fla. — Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group offers executive management, market strategy, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, business development, product marketing, trade relations and related services to retailers, suppliers and vendors in the United States and around the world.

December 30, 2013

Giant Eagle is expected to expand into the Indianapolis market, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported earlier this month, citing local real estate brokers.

INDIANAPOLIS — Giant Eagle is expected to expand into the Indianapolis market, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported earlier this month, citing local real estate brokers. 

December 5, 2013

Giant Eagle opened its latest prototype in McMurray, Pa., on Wednesday, according to a report published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle opened its latest prototype — the Market District Express — in McMurray, Pa., on Wednesday, according to a report published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"If Giant Eagle's foodie-oriented, upscale version of its grocery stores had a fling with one of its better-dressed GetGo convenience stores, the result might be the Market District Express," the Post-Gazette observed. 

October 11, 2012

Giant Eagle on Thursday announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the holidays on hundreds of the items customers purchase most.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle on Thursday announced it will help families better manage their grocery budgets by locking low prices through the holidays on hundreds of the items customers purchase most. 

November 16, 2011

Giant Eagle has named Laura Shapira Karet CEO and John Lucot president and COO. Both appointments are effective Jan. 9, 2012.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle has named Laura Shapira Karet CEO and John Lucot president and COO. Both appointments are effective Jan. 9, 2012.

Karet, 42, is taking over the position from her father David Shapira, who will assume the position of executive chairman of Giant Eagle's board of directors. Shapira has served as CEO since 1980.

September 30, 2011

Giant Eagle this past week introduced the NuVal nutritional scoring system throughout locations in Columbus, Ohio, and Frederick, Md.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle this past week introduced the NuVal nutritional scoring system throughout locations in Columbus, Ohio, and Frederick, Md.

Intended to help customers make quick, informed food choices, the NuVal nutritional scoring system gives more than 20,000 food and beverages a score ranging from 1 to 100 — the higher the score, the better the nutrition. Scores are posted right on the shelf tag, along with nutritional attributes like “gluten free” and “good source of fiber.”

September 19, 2011

Giant Eagle has joined forces with allergy medication Allegra to offer free in-store allergy screenings for patients ages 18 years and older.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle has joined forces with allergy medication Allegra to offer free in-store allergy screenings for patients ages 18 years and older.

The supermarket retailer said screenings would be held on Saturday at select stores in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The free screenings also were held earlier this month on Sept. 10 (stores across Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) and Sept. 17 (stores across Ohio and Pennsylvania).

May 6, 2011

Giant Eagle is celebrating its locally and regionally grown produce with a new video on its website.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle is celebrating its locally and regionally grown produce with a new video on its website.

The retailer said that it is taking several steps to educate consumers on which fruits and vegetables are at their peak season throughout the year, and is further relaying this message through its video, which can be viewed on the company's website.

March 18, 2011

Giant Eagle was named the largest Pittsburgh-area private company, with 2010 revenues of $8.6 billion, by the Pittsburgh Business Times in a report published Friday.

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle was named the largest Pittsburgh-area private company, with 2010 revenues of $8.6 billion, by the Pittsburgh Business Times in a report published Friday.

The Pittsburgh Business Times ranks the largest Pittsburgh-area private companies by 2010 revenue. Coming in at No. 6 on the list was Gateway Health Plan, with $1.4 billion in revenue. GNC ranked No. 4 with $1.8 billion in 2010 revenue.

February 22, 2010

The American Red Cross on Monday announced that its fundraiser with Pittsburgh-based retailer Giant Eagle...