Giant Food Weekly Ad was founded in 1923 when David Javitch opened a small meat shops in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Carlisle Meat Market, as it was known, began as a two-man butcher. David Javitch, also known as "Corporate D.J.," said its activities in the premises of the "best product on Giant Food Ad Weekly." He spent most of his hours in the store, and his children were raised. His business boomed in 1920 and 1930. In 1936 decided Javitch to have the opportunity to take advantage of new business opportunities.
He bought the store in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, where the huge shopping center called Food. It was a big change from the original Carlisle meat market in that it is a general merchant. It was very modern and offered customers the chance to buy their dry goods and perishables under one roof; The new concept at the time. The store was a great success, and soon it was decided to expand the store base Carlisle meat market in full grocery store.