Giant launched this week the second Heirloom Market would open in Philly subsequent month in University City.
The 9,950-square-foot grocery retailer is likely to be at 3401 Chestnut St. and formally opens its doorways for enterprise on Aug. 2, the grocery retailer chain launched Tuesday.
Giant moreover talked about it can probably be opening three additional Heirloom Markets after the preliminary success of the Graduate Hospital location. Stores in Northern Liberties and Queen Village are scheduled to open by the yr’s end.
Giant opened the 2303 Bainbridge St. market in late January due to the chain’s first-ever smaller thought home, designed to be an additional communal, European-inspired retailer. These outlets are the chain’s first foray into metropolis market concepts.
At the University City location, conveniently located shut to every Penn and Drexel’s campuses, there is likely to be free sampling, an expanded fresh-made sushi division, a connoisseur cheese half with pairing recommendations, a make-your-own olive oil, and vinegar stand, and kombucha on the tap, retailer officers talked about.
And a whole lot of Philly corporations are partnering with Giant at this location, along with High Street on Market, Claudio Specialty Foods, Isgro Pastries, and grind-your-own One Village Coffee beans.
The University City location can also present Giant Direct, which allows shoppers to order groceries on-line for next-day pickup or provide by a mobile app.
The retailer is likely to be open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days each week and is likely to be hiring about 50 full- and part-time staff.