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Giant Tiger

Company nameGiant Tiger Stores Limited
Company typePrivate
SloganYour All Canadian Family Discount Store
IndustryRetail
Founded1961
HeadquartersOttawa, Ontario, Canada
Key peopleGordon Reid, Founder & Chairman
Andy Gross, President & CEO
Employees7000

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Giant Tiger Stores Limited is Canada’s third-largest chain of discount stores (after Wal-Mart and Zellers). Following the 2006 acquisition of Zellers and its parent, the Hudson's Bay Company, by American entrepreneur Jerry Zucker, Giant Tiger became the largest Canadian-owned discount retailer. Annual sales first surpassed $1 billion in 2005.

Giant Tiger operates 203 stores, including 106 in Ontario, 51 in Quebec (as Tigre Géant and Chez Tante Marie), 13 in Manitoba, 13 in Alberta, 8 in Saskatchewan, 6 in New Brunswick, 4 in Nova Scotia and 1 in British Columbia. The company has announced plans to open an additional 9 stores in summer and fall 2011. In Ontario, a small number of locations trade under the names GTExpress and Scott's Discount.

The chain employs over 7,000 people

The headquarters and main distribution centre are located on Walkley Road in Ottawa.


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