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.
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.