If it were only about adding some beer and wine to the product mix, and an extra day of sales each week, the transition of the Ukrop's banner would be a breeze. But for Giant of Carlisle, which bought the storied Richmond, Va., chain last year and last week opened the first of its converted stores under its Martin's banner, it's a little more complicated than Budweiser on Sunday. At a grand opening event at Martin's Short Pump location last week, Rick Herring, Giant's president, ...

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