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• Ahold Delhaize-owned Peapod said yesterday that it has opened a new wareroom - a small-scale warehouse attached to a bricks-and-mortar store - in a Giant Food Store in North Coventry, Pennsylvania.

According to the announcement, “The investment comes as Peapod has experienced double digit growth in the region for the last three consecutive years. With more and more shoppers embracing the convenience of online grocery delivery, the new wareroom will enable Peapod to serve up to 25 percent more shoppers in the greater Philadelphia area. This will be the fourth Peapod wareroom to open in Pennsylvania, and will bring 120 new jobs to the North Coventry community.”

Peapod currently serves 24 US markets in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The company has four full-scale warehouses and more than 20 warerooms.
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