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Giant supermarkets are ubiquitous up and down the East Coast, but mention that to any local and they will ask, “which?” For the uninitiated, there are actually two chains of supermarkets named Giant, and how they came to have the same name was a complete accident. In 1923, one David Javitch started a butcher shop in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the profits from which were used to open a grocery store in Lewistown in 1936, which he named “Giant Food Shopping Centre”. That same year, two busine...
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