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New GetGo Delivers Convenient Food And Fuel Offering To Cranberry Residents And Highway Travelers

Grand opening activities include appearances by Pittsburgh Steelers' Isaac Redman and Pittsburgh hockey star Pasqual Dupuis

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GetGo from Giant Eagle is opening its newest location today at 1737 State Route 228 in Cranberry Township, just north of Pittsburgh. The new 5,500 square foot GetGo brings area customers a variety of fresh foods including old-fashioned subs, breakfast sandwiches, sushi prepared on-site, 100% Angus burgers, salads, wraps and more, all of which can be enjoyed in the store's sit down cafe that seats 25.

The 24 hour location will feature 16 fuel pumps, four of which are diesel, and all eligible for redeeming fuelperks! and earning foodperks!. Other on-site conveniences include a WetGo car wash, two surcharge-free ATMs, free air for vehicle tires and free WiFi. Cranberry GetGo customers also have the benefit of lottery services, a Red Box kiosk and retailer gift cards.

Additionally, in-store beverage options include a 16-head fountain featuring both Pepsi and Coca Cola products, eight flavors of frozen carbonated beverages, fruit and java smoothies, f'REAL!® milkshakes, and more than 30 GetGo brand coffee, tea and cappuccino choices.

"Our new Cranberry location brings customers the latest features of our GetGo format, including delicious old-fashioned subs and breakfast sandwiches, and convenience offerings such as a WetGo car wash and free air for tires, all at the convenient confluence of Route 228, I-79 and I-76" said Senior Vice President of Convenience Stores and Fuel Kevin Srigley. "The store is the first of several upcoming new GetGo locations, including one on McKnight Road in Pittsburgh's North Hills in 2013."

The grand opening celebration began with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 8th. Special events continue throughout the day with an in-store appearance by Pittsburgh hockey star Pascal Dupuis from noon to 1:30 p.m. Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman will also make an appearance on November 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

About GetGo from Giant Eagle
The GetGo from Giant Eagle fuel station and convenience store brand allows Giant Eagle to redefine the convenience store shopping experience by bringing the same level of fresh, high-quality and delicious food and unmatched customer service associated with Giant Eagle supermarkets to the convenient GetGo setting.  GetGo locations include kiosks that are built adjacent to existing Giant Eagle supermarkets and larger standalone units that may include a WetGo car wash.

Giant Eagle Inc. is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.9 billion in annual sales, which would place the company among the top 30 largest privately held companies on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list. Giant Eagle is also a recent recipient of Grocery Headquarters' Retailer of the Year Award and the EPA's ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the Year Award. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with 232 supermarkets and 179 fuel and convenience stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio, northern West Virginia and Maryland.

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