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Media Advisory: Giant Tiger South Porcupine Gets a New Look

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/23/14 -- New look, same great low prices! Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce that our store in South Porcupine, Ontario, is being renovated.

The store, located on Highway 101, is being renovated to the Giant Tiger New Store Experience and is scheduled to be completed by August 9, 2014. The store will remain open during the renovations.

Giant Tiger has been a proud member of the South Porcupine community since 1978.

Store owner, Greg Kelso, is excited about the renovations. "Customers can look forward to our bright and cheery decor, improved store flow and merchandising," he explains. "There will be lots of activity in and around the store over the coming months. The end product will be something that both staff and the community will be very proud of."

Link to footage of New Store Experience

About Giant Tiger

In 1961, Giant Tiger Stores Limited opened its first store in Ottawa. The business was started with a very simple idea - keep the cost of operation low and sell a large volume of merchandise at everyday low prices. It is the adherence to this idea that has allowed Giant Tiger to grow to over 200 stores.

In 1968, another simple idea was incorporated into the Giant Tiger formula - franchising! Today, most of our stores are franchised so our valued customers will be better served by having the owner in the store. Giant Tiger franchise owners become members of the community, sharing community concerns and serving community needs. Giant Tiger also helps to bring communities together. In 2013, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada.

Giant Tiger offers a large assortment of casual clothing and footwear for the entire family, including many of the latest fashion items at the lowest possible price. The identical quality and fashion items offered by major chain stores are sold at Giant Tiger often at remarkably lower prices. In addition, Giant Tiger provides everyday needs for families in groceries, confectionery, pet food, cleaning supplies, housewares, stationery, toys and health and beauty products.

Giant Tiger checks out as Canada's low price Giant with our low prices every day, Ad Match Guarantee, Clawbacks throughout the store and our no time limit return policy. For more information about the company, please visit www.gianttiger.com, join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gianttiger or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique and on Four Square Giant Tiger Stores.

Giant Tiger, a proud all-Canadian company since... FOREVER! #CanadaPROUD

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