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Add to Cart: A&G Wins The GIANT Company Advertising AOR Business

BOSTON and PHILADELPHIA – January 24, 2024 – Allen & Gerritsen (A&G), an independent, fully integrated advertising agency specializing in communications, CX, public relations, media and analytics in Boston and Philadelphia, announces that it has been chosen as the advertising agency of record by The GIANT Company, an omni-channel grocery retailer that operates more than 190 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. A&G will lead The GIANT Company’s brand strategy and multi-channel creative strategy and execution across a portfolio of brands including GIANT, MARTIN’S, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct. 

A&G was selected in a competitive search of agencies to evolve The GIANT Company’s advertising and marketing, building on their brand strategy, For Today’s Table®, and championing the company’s purpose, grounded in a 100-year heritage of high-quality products at low prices, friendly service and convenience.

“We are thrilled to partner with The GIANT Company,” says Mike Raetsch, Managing Director at A&G. “The brand has been a staple for so many of our team members throughout the years. The work we’ll have the opportunity to do with The GIANT Company team embodies the best of who we are — leveraging smart consumer insights to create a high impact, multi-channel creative campaign that meets shoppers where they are.”

“We were impressed with A&G throughout the pitch process, from the way their team incorporated our values to their pulse on today’s shopper and ability to translate that insight into breakthrough work. Together, we’ll continue to show customers that there’s a reason The GIANT Company has been a part of the foundation of so many families – and their meals – for generations,” said Joanna Crishock, Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Planning at The GIANT Company.

The new partnership will include brand strategy, messaging strategy, campaign and activation development, and measurement/data strategy, reaching consumers across channels including TV and digital video, print, radio, OOH, social, digital and mobile experience and in-store.

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About The GIANT Company

The GIANT Company believes that no matter where or how, when meals happen, families connect, and when families connect meaningfully, good happens. Guided by its brand platform, For Today’s Table®, the omnichannel retailer proudly serves millions of neighbors across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. With more than 35,000 talented team members supporting 193 stores, 133 pharmacies, 107 fuel stations, and over 180 online pickup hubs and grocery delivery service in hundreds of zip codes, The GIANT Company is changing the customer experience and connecting families for a better future. Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pa., The GIANT Company family of brands includes GIANT, MARTIN’S, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT Direct and MARTIN’S Direct. The GIANT Company is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA. For more information, visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.

About Allen & Gerritsen

We love partnering with brands who want to do better, be better and have an impact on making the world a better place. A&G builds your “Brand’s Best Self” through Creative Platforms, Strategic Insights, Communications Planning, Customer Experience, Performance Media, Public Relations, Social Media, Influencer Marketing, Outcomes Driven Analytics, Brand Integration & more.

Recent credits include: Meet Boston, Dunkin’, Keurig, Dr. Pepper, CAVA, Toast, Freight Farms, Museum of Science, Ameresco, Caron Treatment Centers, Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts, Legal Defense Fund, Safety 1st, Philadelphia Flyers, Thermacare, Visit Philadelphia & more.