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•  Philly Voice reports that Ahold Delhaize-owned Giant of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, has opened "its fourth Giant Heirloom Market at 801 Market St. inside the former home of the Strawbridge & Clothier department store, which had a long run beginning in 1928 … Giant restored the 32,000-square-foot space and maintained many of its interior design elements, including chandelier lighting, signage, decorative trim and the famous "Il Porcellino" wild boar statue that graced the department store.

"Much like the other Giant Heirloom Market locations, the Center City store will feature a large beer and wine selection, gourmet cheeses with pairing recommendations, a seating area with TVs and 16 self-checkout registers. The store will stand out from the others with its Tap Hall housed inside the building's historic elevator hall, which includes 32 self-serve beers and wines."



•  From the Wall Street Journal:

"A high-profile startup that sought to popularize a K-Cup cocktail machine is shutting down and is offering to refund customers who already bought its countertop appliance.

"Drinkworks, a joint venture between Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. and Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, will no longer sell its automated cocktail-making machines, the company said in a statement on its website dated Dec. 15 … Cocktail pods and accessories will continue to be sold through its website or at retailers through the end of March or until supplies last and customers have until Feb. 28 to apply for reimbursement, it said."