Giant Eagle to Reduce Prices Storewide

Thousands of Items To Be Lowered Throughout Northeast Ohio

Sep 25, 2003, 01:00 ET from Giant Eagle, Inc.

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Supermarket retailer Giant Eagle, Inc.
 today announced price reductions on several thousand products beginning
 Sunday, September 28.  The new pricing will be sustained for the foreseeable
 future and in effect at Giant Eagle locations throughout Greater Cleveland,
 Akron, Canton and Youngstown.
     The new pricing will have an impact on a variety of everyday national
 brand grocery, dairy and frozen food items such as cereal, butter, cheese,
 yogurt, ice cream, fruit snacks and granola bars, condiments, marinades and
 sauces, soups, coffee and tea.  Customers will also see price reductions on
 routine needs such as household cleaners, baby and pet care items, and health
 and beauty aids.  Giant Eagle customers can realize the savings by looking for
 the bright "Special Savings" signs located throughout the store and by using
 their Giant Eagle Advantage Card(R).
     "This program continues our company's commitment to offer a wide selection
 of the highest quality fresh food in a family-friendly atmosphere, while also
 delivering great value to our customers," said Giant Eagle Vice President of
 Marketing, Kevin Srigley.
     Srigley continued, "In addition to the lower prices every day, Giant Eagle
 customers will continue to enjoy weekly specials on thousands of items, double
 coupons up to 99 cents, savings on Giant Eagle brand products and Giant Eagle
 Advantage Card promotions such as the current Free Turkey reward program."
     About Giant Eagle
     Giant Eagle Inc., ranked 22 on Forbes magazine's largest private
 corporations list and recently named Progressive Grocer's Retailer of the
 Year, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and food distributors with
 more than $4.7 billion in annual sales.  Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc.
 has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 130
 corporate and 84 independently owned and operated stores throughout western
 Pennsylvania, Ohio, north central West Virginia, and Maryland.
     An active community partner, Giant Eagle provides support for local food
 banks, community events, the United Way, The Salvation Army, Race For The
 Cure, and other non-profit organizations.  The official supermarket of the
 Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns, the company also has created education
 initiatives like Apples For The Students, which has provided millions of
 dollars in computer equipment, software, and other classroom learning tools
 for local schools, and the Be A Smart Shopper school nutrition program.
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