Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Giant Tiger Stores Limited

May 24, 2012 14:32 ET

Media Advisory: Giant Tiger in Ile Perrot to Celebrate Grand Opening This Saturday!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - On Saturday, May 26, 2012 Giant Tiger will celebrate the official grand opening of its store in Ile Perrot, Quebec located at 25 boulevard Don Quichotte.

Doors will open at 8 a.m. after a ribbon cutting ceremony and speeches by some local dignitaries and the Store Manager, Denis Landreville. Giant Tiger is proud to be connected and committed to the communities we serve. We have therefore partnered with one of our vendors to hold a charity BBQ throughout the day with the proceeds donated to Le Centre d'Action Bénévole l'Actuel where you can get a Marc Angelo sausage and a drink for only $2!

It will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including gift card giveaways to the first one hundred customers in store, free coffee, entertainment, music, free face painting, balloons, treats, temporary tattoos and even a visit from the Giant Tiger himself!

"We can't wait to open our doors and share our beautiful store with the population of Ile Perrot," says Denis Landreville, Store Manager. "I love the area and the people I've met so far are friendly and excited that Giant Tiger has finally arrived. I have no doubt that this will quickly become Ile Perrot's destination for fashion, groceries and everyday basic needs."

WHAT: Giant Tiger Grand Opening
WHEN: Saturday, May 26, 2012
7:45 a.m.: Opening ceremonies, speeches and the ribbon cutting.
8 a.m.: Giant Tiger Ile Perrot officially opens.
WHERE: 25 boulevard Don Quichotte

About Ile Perrot's Giant Tiger:

  • Has over 19,500 square feet of shopping space.
  • 27 team members in both full and part-time positions.
  • Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 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.

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