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Giant Eagle Opening A Value King Grocery Store In Ross Towne Center

The discount grocery store is expected to open in the fall.

It appears that a discount grocery store war is about to break out in on McKnight Road in .

confirmed today it is planning to open a discount version of its chain, Valu King, sometime in October or November.  

“We are excited to bring our first Pittsburgh-area Valu King location to Ross Town Center later this fall,” said a Giant Eagle spokesman.

According to a real estate web site, the store will be located at the former home of , which is right next door to a store which is also set to open later this summer.

Giant Eagle operates 7 Valu King stores, 4 in northeast Ohio, 2 in Erie, and one in Johnstown.

The Valu King stores aim to appeal both to budget-minded shoppers as well as those who like fresh produce and other perishables, the Cleveland Plain Dealer recently reported.

Mixed in with store brands like Valu Time, Food Club and Top Care are limited-quantity closeouts, a meat counter and deli offerings and even a cheese counter.

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Debra Phelan June 27, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Thank God! I'm from D.C. and our grocery stores have these down there. I can't wait!
Debra Phelan June 27, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Thank God! I'm from D.C. and our grocery stores have their version of these down there. I CAN'T WAIT!!!

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