Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Giant Tiger Stores Limited

April 26, 2012 11:11 ET

Media Advisory: Giant Tiger Store in Belleville Unveils Its New Look!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2012) - After weeks of renovations, Giant Tiger Belleville will finally reveal its new look on Saturday, April 28, 2012. This store located at 161 Bridge Street West showcases over 20,000 sq. ft. of selling space and has received additional 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 will be held throughout the day, with all proceeds raised to support the Quinte Humane Society.

"I would like to extend many heartfelt thanks to our store team who worked happily through these renovations" says Store Owner, Frank Carney. "Our customers will surely love our beautiful new store and they can be assured that they will also enjoy the same low prices and outstanding value they've come to expect from Giant Tiger. Our store will continue to be a unique and friendly place to shop."

The fun-filled day will have plenty of free activities for customers of all ages including gift card giveaways to the first fifty customers in store, entertainment, music, face painting, balloons, treats, temporary paw tattoos, in-store specials and even a visit from the Giant Tiger himself!

WHAT: Giant Tiger Grand Re-Opening Celebration
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2012
7:45 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting.
8:00 a.m.: Store Opens.
WHERE: 161 Bridge Street West in Belleville, Ontario

About the Belleville Giant Tiger Store:

  • 20,118 square feet of shopping space.
  • 39 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 April 28 only) to 6:00 p.m. (7:00 pm on April 28 only), 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 and, or join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries contact:
    Giant Tiger
    Janie Aker
    Manager, Public Relations and Community Activation