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Media Advisory: New Bigger and Better Giant Tiger in Truro, NS

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Giant Tiger is excited to announce the expansion of our store in Truro, Nova Scotia. This expansion will see a bigger and brighter store, better suited to serve the needs of the community in Truro.

The store is being redesigned to greatly improve the shopping experience for our customers. Truro shoppers will find even more of the same outstanding values, great deals and friendly customer service they've come to expect from Giant Tiger for their fashion, food and home needs - PLUS a lot more space to shop and a fun new Giant Tiger look!

The store will have approximately 25,230 square feet of selling space, a significant increase from the current 18,960 square feet.

"With this expansion we will be able to improve your shopping experience making each visit a memorable one," says Store Owner Jamie Brake. "I would like to sincerely thank the people of Truro for making us their shopping destination of choice and supporting us as a local retailer."

The new store will open on June 22, 2013.

Link to footage of New Store Experience

About Giant Tiger:

Giant Tiger is Canada's low price Giant! We are the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. 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. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member that knows the community. In addition, in 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited for NWC to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together. Giant Tiger has a long-standing tradition of supporting surrounding communities and corporate stewardship. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada. For more information about the company, please visit or join us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique.

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

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