Giant Tiger Store in Simcoe Unveils Its New Look!

July 06, 2012 // Franchising.com // Ottawa, ON – After weeks of renovations, the Giant Tiger store in Simcoe, Ontario will finally reveal its new look on Saturday, July 7, 2012. This store located at 150 West Street showcases just under 20,000 sq.ft. of selling space and has received special attention to the interior decor, merchandising and signage, making this “new store experience” sure to impress.

Doors will open on Saturday at 8 a.m. after a ribbon cutting ceremony highlighting the event. As our connection to the community is at the core of the Giant Tiger brand, a charity barbecue offering a hot dog and a drink for one dollar ($1) will be held throughout the day, with all proceeds raised to support “Annaleise’s Radical Crossing” (Camp Trillium).

“Our team was happy to work around the renovations, assisting wherever they could and I am very appreciative of their efforts” says Store Owner, Dwayne Good. “Our customers had to put up with a few inconveniences over those few weeks but nobody seemed to mind. The end result certainly is worthwhile. Customers will love our new store, especially knowing that they will also enjoy the same low prices and outstanding value they’ve come to expect from Giant Tiger.”

There is an exciting day planned for Saturday, filled with fun for the entire family including gift card giveaways to the first fifty customers in store, the Simcoe Fire Department will be on-site, strolling entertainment, free coffee & cake, face painting, temporary paw tattoos and even a visit from the Giant Tiger himself!

What: Giant Tiger Grand Opening Celebration

When:

  • Saturday, July 7, 2012
  • 7:45 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting.
  • 8:00 a.m.:Store Opens.

Where: 150 West Street, Simcoe, Ontario

About this Giant Tiger location:

  • 19,980square feet of shopping space.
  • 35 team members in both full and part-time positions.
  • Regular hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. (8:00 am on July 7 only) to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About Giant Tiger

Giant Tiger is the leading Canadian owned family discount store, providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs at low prices that Canadians have come to love and expect. Established in 1961 in Ottawa’s Byward Market, the privately held company has grown to over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow tiger logo are more than an affordable and convenient shopping experience for customers, they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities. In 2011, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit www.gianttiger.com or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gianttiger or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Because every day is Canada Day with Giant Tiger. #CanadaPROUD

Contact:

Janie Aker
Manager, Public Relations
Community Activation
jaker@gianttiger.com

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