Giant Closes on Genuardi’s Buy

CARLISLE, Pa. — The Giant-Carlisle division of Ahold USA said Friday it has successfully completed its acquisition of 15 stores in the Philadelphia area from Genuardi's Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway.

As previously reported, the chain received approval on June 15 from the Federal Trade Commission to buy the stores, and was scheduled to begin converting them to the Giant banner this month. Giant originally unveiled its agreement to acquire the stores

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