Ahold Delhaize news

17 October 2017
As Ahold Delhaize’s chief executive discusses the integration of the two companies, Food Lion invests in its stores and it launches digital initiatives, we round up the news from the retailer in the US. CEO: stores offer shoppers benefits In an interview with trade publication Food Dive, Ahold Delhaize’s chief executive, Dick Boer, said it was focused on continuing to integrate the two reta...
16 October 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands. This focuses on online and digital developments, new private label ranges, changes at the top and a charitable promotion. Albert Heijn adds Siri capability with voice-enabled shopping lists  Albert Heijn shoppers can now create and edit voice-enabled shopping lists through the Siri and the retailer’s app. A press release from Albert Heijn hi...
06 October 2017
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize USA where Hannaford has developed a new private label focused loyalty programme and app and Food Lion is extending its own loyalty programme pilot. In other news, Giant Food is trialling a robot in-store to assist staff with automating some tasks. Hannaford introduces new private label focused loyalty programme and app... Hannaford is piloting...
05 October 2017
New figures released by IGD reveal that online grocery will be the fastest growing channel in the US over the next five years. Channel set to hit $34.7bn by 2022 The online grocery channel is forecast to increase from $15.1bn in 2017 to $34.7bn in 2022, an increase of $19.6bn, with a CAGR of 18.1%. The online channel is developing at pace in the US and although many leading retailers have o...
04 October 2017
We round up the latest news from Belgium as Colruyt introduces a digital product finder, while Delhaize updates its breakfast and vegetarian offer. Meanwhile, Carrefour is evolving its convenience offer. Colruyt introduces digital product finder… Colruyt has introduced a product finder website, productzoeker.be which provides detailed product information on its private label Boni Selec...
28 September 2017
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize in the US and Europe where CEO Dick Boer talks about the future, while the retailer innovates in health, CSR, online and health & beauty. Ahold Delhaize CEO: ‘make the store more exciting’ In a recent interview with Bloomberg , Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer highlighted that supermarkets must be exciting places to visit to compete with Amazon...
20 September 2017
We highlight the latest online news from Ahold Delhaize in the US, considering Food Lion's click & collect pilot and Peapod's charitable promotion. Food Lion launches 'To-Go' one hour click & collect pilot... The retailer’s Food Lion format is piloting its 'To-Go' click & collect service in in Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina. The pilot will allow shoppers to order groceries o...
15 September 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as Albert Heijn innovates in online and business to business channels, Jumbo upgrades its mobile app and promotes sustainability, while PLUS unveils its fifth remodelled store. Albert Heijn adds ‘intelligent shopping lists’ for loyal online shoppers… Following successful trials, Albert Heijn has enhanced its online grocery service with new ...
08 September 2017
We report on senior leadership changes announced by Ahold Delhaize. Wouter Kolk appointed COO Europe & Indonesia as Pierre Bouchut retires… A press release from Ahold Delhaize announced the following: ‘ Wouter Kolk , Brand President of Albert Heijn, to be named Chief Operating Officer Europe and Indonesia effective January 1, 2019. Pierre Bouchut to retire in 2018. Effective...
07 September 2017
Following the resignation of Jennifer Carr-Smith, President of Ahold USA's Peapod online service, the retailer is searching for a replacement. Walt Lenz assumes interim responsibility A search for a permanent appointment is underway, although Walt Lenz, head of supply chain strategy and operations will oversee Peapod in the meantime. Kevin Holt, chief operating officer of Ahold USA said,...