Ahold Delhaize news

11 April 2019
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands where Albert Heijn has selected three winners for Product Pitch 2019, while Jumbo is launching over 100 new fresh produce, food-to-go and prepared meal solutions. In other news, Albert Heijn is launching a new podcast series, ‘On our Plate’ about food sourcing. 1. Albert Heijn selects three winners for Product Pitch 2019… Albert Heijn has s...
04 April 2019
We round up the latest news from the retailer in Europe and North America as it acquires the FoodFirst Network and offers transparency in egg sourcing in the Netherlands. Meanwhile in Belgium, Delhaize has introduced cashless shopping at its Fresh Atelier food-to-go concept, while in the US it is rolling out an AI-powered supply chain. 1. Albert Heijn acquires FoodFirst Network… Albert Heij...
27 March 2019
We round up the latest innovations from the Netherlands, where Albert Heijn has unveiled a new delivery robot as it trials plastic-free produce in-store. Meanwhile, Jumbo and La Place are investing in their joint proposition and Jumbo is collecting customer and employee feedback in real-time. 1. Albert Heijn to test delivery robot... Albert Heijn introduced its new delivery robot at the Dig...
21 March 2019
We round up the latest news headlines from Greece as Sklavenitis makes board appointment, while Masoutis reports on 2018 turnover. Meanwhile, retailers including Masoutis, AB Vassilopoulos and Metro AEBE are targeting store expansion. Sklavenitis appoints Country Head of Procter & Gamble to board Earlier this month, Sklavenitis appointed Lambros Papakosmas to the Board of Directors. He assu...
19 March 2019
We round up three of the latest innovations at Albert Heijn as the retailer introduces connected devices for in-store colleagues, a new collectable campaign and an Allerhande cookbook. 1. Albert Heijn provides connected devices for in-store colleagues… At the recent Salesforce World Tour in Amsterdam, Zebra Technologies was demonstrating a connected device for Albert Heijn’s in-store collea...
15 March 2019
We round up the latest format developments from Ahold Delhaize. The retailer is continuing the next phase of the Food Lion roll out in North America. Meanwhile it has acquired ten stores and has launched a new restaurant concept in Romania. USA: Food Lion invests €158m in 92 store refurbishments As part of its ongoing ‘Easy, Fresh and Affordable’ strategy, Food Lion is remodelling 92 stor...
12 February 2019
We highlight the latest news from Albert Heijn as it partners with Dutch retailer Hema to open two pilot stores together. The retailer has also launched a new initiative called “Young Farmer on the Floor” , which provides young farmers with a platform to sell their products. Albert Heijn and HEMA to open pilot stores Albert Heijn has partnered with HEMA to trial a small number stores where...
05 February 2019
We round up the latest innovations from Ahold Delhaize as it invests in ecommerce, formats and ranges in the US and the Netherlands. Ahold Delhaize USA rolls out same-day delivery… Ahold Delhaize USA has partnered with start-up Deliv to provide customers with same-day delivery for online orders. The new service will initially be available at checkout to Giant Foods and Martin’s shoppers who...
31 January 2019
We look at three online developments from Albert Heijn, Jumbo City and Picnic. Albert Heijn to open fifth online fulfilment centre… Albert Heijn will open its fifth online fulfilment centre in Amsterdam, later this year. It will support the growth of its online store, ah.nl, especially in terms of home delivery. The centre will be able to process 40,000 orders every week. Philip Padberg,...
23 January 2019
Ahold Delhaize has released its Q4 results, reporting that net sales increased by 3.0% at constant exchange rates to €16.6bn. Meanwhile net sales for the full year increased by 2.5% at constant exchange rates to €62.8bn. USA Q4 net sales: +2.6% to €9.8bn The retailer’s business in the USA, which accounts for around 60% of sales, saw Q4 net sales increase by 2.6% at constant exchange rates t...