Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Corporate office is mum amid reports of empty shelves and similar stories at other locations.
Magruder’s is closing, employees of the Rockville-based supermarket chain, a Washington institution for more than 130 years, told customers on Tuesday. While employees at the Rockville store echoed the message heard by customers at other Magruder’s locations across the region, the local chain’s corporate offices remained silent. Rumors of the pending closure are true, a manager of the Magruder’s in Gaithersburg told Gaithersburg Patch. "[Corporate] didn't come and tell us where and when is going to be the final day, but it is going away," said the manager, who asked not to be identified. Pat and Ted Reuther arrived at the Rockville store in College Plaza on Tuesday afternoon and asked an employee greeting them at the entrance if the …
Monday, December 24, 2012
Forget an ingredient for your holiday meal? Check our guide before you head to the store.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Ben Gross
Monday, December 24, 2012
Its three o’clock on Christmas Day - the ham is cooking, potatoes boiling, cookies baking and the rolls are…OH, NO YOU FORGOT THE ROLLS! Before you send your significant other to the store, check out our handy guide to which grocery stores are open and until what time. Giant Food Christmas Eve: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. and Christmas Day: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Safeway Most stores are open Christmas Eve –from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Christmas Day from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Check your local store’s hours here. Trader Joe’s Christmas Eve: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and closed Christmas Day. Harris Teeter Christmas Eve – Open until 7 p.m., Christmas Day, closed Food Lion Christmas Eve: Open from 7 a.m.–6 p.m. and closed Christmas Day. MOM’s Organic Market Christmas Eve: 9 a.m…
Friday, July 13, 2012
Employees will be offered jobs at other locations, Giant says.
Giant Food plans to close its store at the Rockshire Village Center next month, the grocery chain announced Friday. The store, at 2401 Wootton Parkway, will close at 6 p.m. on Aug. 16, according to the company. “After a thorough review of the operating performance of our stores, we made a very difficult decision to close the Rockshire Village Center location,” said Giant Food President Anthony Hucker. “We regret any inconvenience this will cause and encourage our Rockshire Village Center customers to shop at our nearby store locations.” The following stores are within five miles of the Rockshire Village location: Pharmacy records will be transferred to the Giant at 9719 Traville Gateway Drive, the release said. Pharmacy customers will …