Giant Tiger in Swan River, Manitoba Celebrates Grand Opening This Saturday!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2015) - On Saturday, August 29, 2015, Giant Tiger will celebrate the official grand opening of its newest store in Swan River, Manitoba.

The new Giant Tiger store, located at 1300 Main Street, will offer approximately 20,541 square feet of retail space, including Incomm and GT Financial.

The grand opening will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including promotional giveaways, free face painting and a visit from Friendly, the Giant Tiger! There will also be a charity BBQ to benefit Special Olympics team Fire.

What: Giant Tiger Swan River grand opening
Where: 1300 Main Street
When: Saturday, August 29, 2015
  8:40 a.m.: Speeches and ribbon-cutting ceremony
  9:00 a.m.: Giant Tiger Swan River officially opens

About Swan River's new Giant Tiger

  • 20,541 square feet of shopping space
  • Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 8am - 10pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm

About Giant Tiger

Giant Tiger is the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member who knows the community. In 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together.

For more information on the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Giant Tiger, a proud Canadian company since... FOREVER!

About The North West Company

The North West Company is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 226 stores under the retail banners Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and has annualized sales of approximately CDN $1.5 billion. The North West Company contributes to sports and recreation, healthy living, education, sustainability, culture and the arts in the communities we serve. Through a Master Franchise Agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited The North West Company operates Giant Tiger franchises in western Canada.

SOURCE Giant Tiger 

Media Contact:

Sara Chesiuk
Giant Tiger
Manager, Public Relations and Community Activation

Derek Reimer
The North West Company
Director, Business Development


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