GIANT EAGLE GETS INTO EYEGLASS BUSINESS

PITTSBURGH -- Giant Eagle here is taking a close look at the eyeglass business.The regional chain has formed a partnership with upscale specialty eyeglass retailer Eyetique, also of Pittsburgh, to open 1,500-square-foot, mid-priced Visura Eyecare shops within or near its supermarkets on a test basis, a spokesman confirmed.The first shop opened near a store in the McIntyre Square shopping center in

PITTSBURGH -- Giant Eagle here is taking a close look at the eyeglass business.

The regional chain has formed a partnership with upscale specialty eyeglass retailer Eyetique, also of Pittsburgh, to open 1,500-square-foot, mid-priced Visura Eyecare shops within or near its supermarkets on a test basis, a spokesman confirmed.

The first shop opened near a store in the McIntyre Square shopping center in McCandless Township, Pa., last month. The second will open next year in t

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