CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold's Giant Food chain, based here, yesterday confirmed reports that it plans to open its first store in Philadelphia.The store is part of a 156,000-square-foot development in the northeast area of the city that is scheduled to begin later this year. The store is expected to open in the first half of 2011, a spokesman for the chain told SN. It will be "one of Giant's larger conventional store prototypes," the spokesman said. The chain currently has only one store within ...

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