updated 2/17/2011 8:46:00 AM ET 2011-02-17T13:46:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Giant Eagle, one of the largest food retailers and distributors in the United States and a Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq:MANH) customer, is featured extensively in CNBC's "Supermarkets, Inc.," a behind the scenes look at the $500B supermarket industry broadcast throughout February on the cable news network. In the show, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen takes viewers through all aspects of the grocery industry, from new technology that analyzes customer shopping habits to the latest in supply chain optimization processes that intelligently deliver different types of products with varying shelf lives to the right stores while managing inventory to reduce waste.

In this clip, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcO-plO4lro , Giant Eagle Senior Vice President Larry Baldauf discusses how Giant Eagle's supply chain processes maintain the right mix of products on the shelves of each of the company's 226 stores.

Manhattan Associates supports eight of the ten largest food retailers and wholesalers in the United States and Canada, along with a number of leading foodservice companies. Manhattan SCOPE® supply chain optimization solutions enable food manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers to respond quickly to changing demands, comply with changing regulations and improve service levels while reducing transportation costs and improving customer service levels.

For more information on Manhattan's success in the food and grocery industry, please visit http://pages.manhattan-associates.com/food-industry-manhattan-associates/ .

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About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 21-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE® a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft .NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit www.manh.com .

CONTACT: Will Haraway
         Manhattan Associates, Inc.
         (678) 597.7466
         Jason Dananay
         Porter Novelli

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