Our family of brands: GIANT, MARTIN’S, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT Direct & MARTIN’S Direct

Did you know?

GIANT was founded in 1923 when David Javitch opened a small meat market in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Raised more than $44 million for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals over 20 years

Donated over 1,800 park benches and removed 15 million plastic bags from the environment since 1997

Donated more than $2.2 million to the United Service Organizations in the past 10 years

Store formats

  • Supermarkets
  • Superstores
  • Online shopping
  • Urban

Market area

  • Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia

    186 stores

In 1936, Javitch offered customers the opportunity to purchase dry goods and perishables under one roof - a new concept and the precursor to the modern grocery store.

Established: 1923
Stores: 185


Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pa., The GIANT Company is passionate about connecting families and creating healthier communities. As an omni-channel retailer, The GIANT Company proudly serves millions of neighbors across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. With more than 35,000 talented team members supporting nearly 190 stores, 132 pharmacies, 105 fuel stations, and over 130 online pickup hubs and grocery delivery service in hundreds of zip codes, The GIANT Company is changing the customer experience and creating an impact in local communities for a better future. The GIANT Company family of brands includes GIANT, MARTIN'S, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct. The GIANT Company is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA. For more information, visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.



P.O. Box 249
Carlisle, PA 17013

Visiting address:
1149 Harrisburg Pike
Carlisle, PA 17013


+1 888 814 4268