Giant Milestones: A Timeline

Giant Milestones: A Timeline

1936: Founded as Washington's first supermarket by N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman and their families. 1941: Giant opens its first store in Virginia (Arlington). 1946: Giant expands to Maryland. 1948: Company purchases the Sheridan Bakery, renames it Heidi Bakery. 1955: Establishes the Giant Construction Co. to build stores and GFS Reality to handle site sales and leasing. 1958: Opens the first Super

1936: Founded as Washington's first supermarket by N.M. Cohen and Samuel Lehrman and their families.

1941: Giant opens its first store in Virginia (Arlington).

1946: Giant expands to Maryland.

1948: Company purchases the Sheridan Bakery, renames it Heidi Bakery.

1955: Establishes the Giant Constru

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