PITTSBURGH — For Giant Eagle, which a year ago quietly launched a discount concept known as Valu King, the timing couldn't have been better. But there's something to be said for the format too. Valu King, built behind low costs, private-label goods and pallets of brands on deal, has grown to three locations in Ohio, with at least three more on the drawing board, officials said. The first two turned a profit immediately upon opening, according to Jeff Galmarini, a Giant Eagle vice president ...

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