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Giant Eagle and Grabango Announce Checkout-Free Technology Partnership
Today, Giant Eagle, Inc., one of the nation’s leading food, fuel and pharmacy retailers, and Grabango, the leading checkout-free technology provider for existing brick-and-mortar stores, announced a partnership designed to create a no-wait checkout experience.
By partnering with Grabango, Giant Eagle strengthens its commitment to continually invest in the latest forward-thinking technologies to enhance the shopping experience for customers. Grabango’s enterprise class platform is designed to operate across Giant Eagle’s multi-format footprint with checkout-free technologies providing the flexibility that Giant Eagle greatly values.
According to a recent study conducted by Forrester Research, waiting in the checkout line is the top complaint among U.S. grocery shoppers. Giant Eagle and Grabango hope to...
Giant Eagle Inc. Completes Acquisition of Ricker Oil Company Inc.
Formal agreement closure officially joins fresh food-focused GetGo and Ricker’s brands
Giant Eagle Inc., one of the nation’s largest multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailers, today announces its successful acquisition of Indiana-based Ricker Oil Company Inc. (“Ricker’s”). The finalized agreement brings Giant Eagle’s GetGo Cafe + Market (“GetGo”) and Ricker’s brands together in serving customers throughout Indiana.
Since opening its first Indianapolis area GetGo Cafe + Market in October 2015, Giant Eagle has been committed to providing Hoosiers with made-fresh-to-order foods, including mouthwatering, custom-made subs, burgers, breakfast sandwiches and more. Three years later, there are now ...
Giant Eagle in C-store Acquisition
Giant Eagle Inc. is expanding its footprint in Indiana.
The Pittsburgh based-company plans to acquire Ricker Oil Co., which operates 56 convenience stores and fuel stations in Indiana. In addition to supermarkets under its own banner, Giant Eagle operates c-stores under the GetGo banner.
Giant Eagle and Ricker Oil are both private, family-owned companies. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed.
“Ricker’s has proudly served the Indiana community for nearly 40 years, and we are so excited to have found a partner in Giant Eagle and GetGo,” stated Ricker Oil Co. president and CEO Quinn Ricker, in a report by The Herald Bulletin. “We believe strongly that the coming together of our two businesses will be a seamless and extremely positive experience for employees, customers and...
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