CARLISLE, Pa. -- Giant Food Stores here got the jump on its competition this month, when it launched its first annual "gi-CAN-tic" canned goods sales event Jan. 3. The promotion was launched a few days before ShopRite stores' heavily promoted 29th annual "CAN CAN" sale, which began Jan. 7. Giant, a division of Ahold USA, ran its three-week event in all 154 stores in the six states it serves, under the Giant, Edwards Super Food Stores and Martin's banners. ShopRite's promotion also concluded ...

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