| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Giant Food and Safeway and the union representing grocery workers in the Baltimore-Washington area agreed Tuesday to extend the labor contract through Dec. 20, while negotiators wrangle over issues such as health benefits.
Workers had been expected to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract.
Members of United Food & Commercial...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:58 AM
While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand.
"Perdue is not experiencing any...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month
Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:11 AM
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| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote.
A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:24 AM
As expected, the chain MOM's Organic Market will open a 15,000-square foot grocery store in the Rotunda, Hekemian & Co., the redeveloper of the mall announced Tuesday.
MOM's succeeds Giant Food, which closed its store last year after 41 years and opened...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Starbucks is coming to the Martin’s Food Market in Martinsburg as part of a store makeover that is under way, a company spokesman said Friday.
Martin’s employees will staff the coffeehouse, which is part of an interior remodeling set to be...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Giant Food is expanding store pick-up sites for consumers who shop through online grocer Peapod.
The Landover-based supermarket chain said this week it has added supermarkets in Bowie and in Sterling, Va., to a growing list of stores where Peapod orders...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Groundbreaking for Hekemian & Co.'s two-year, $100 million redevelopment of the Rotunda will be Sept. 3,.
Most of the struggling shopping mall's remaining retail tenants must leave ahead of construction, but office tenants will remain, officials said....