101 Kappa Dr
Pittsburgh, PA, 15238 United States
#35 in Forbes Largest Private Companies (November 2014)
Giant Eagle has its talons firmly wrapped around parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio. The grocery chain, a market leader in Pittsburgh and eastern Ohio, operates about 180 company-owned stores and 50-plus franchised supermarkets, as well as about 190 GetGo convenience stores, which feature fresh foods and sells gas at discounted prices. The regional chain also has stores in Maryland and West Virginia. Many Giant Eagle stores feature video rental, banking, photo processing, dry cleaning services, and ready-to-eat meals. Executive chairman David Shapira is the grandson of one of the men who founded the company in 1931. The founders' families own Giant Eagle.