Despite what the cashiers may tell you, a date for to convert to Giant has not been set yet.
Christopher Brand, a spokesman for Giant, said the supermarket chain has not finalized a date for the store to change hands. "We do not know when the final regulatory approval decision will come," Brand said in an email Sunday.
The deal is subject to Federal Trade Commission review.
But when the transition does take place, the store will close for approximately a week, Brand said. When the store changes hands, the Giant brand will be offered instead of the Safeway brand. Genuardi's is owned by Safeway.
In January, in the Greater Philadelphia region, including the one in the Village at Newtown Shopping Center. The $106 million deal also included locations in Langhorne, Jamison, Chalfont and West Chester.