Ahold Delhaize news

10 May 2017
Ahold Delhaize has released its Q1 results, reporting that pro forma net sales increased by 2.9% to €15.8bn. Pro forma underlying operating income increased by 8.1% to €604m. Synergies: ‘on track’ The retailer also noted that the integration of the Ahold and Delhaize business was ‘on track’ , resulting in net synergies of €56m. Over 60% of these synergies came from America, with the rest c...
09 May 2017
We round up the latest developments from Peapod, as the online service partners with Wyndham Hotels and introduces Mexican-inspired meal kits. Wyndham Hotels partners with Peapod & Instacart… Wyndham Hotels is introducing a new service, providing its guest with access to online grocery orders, in partnership with Peapod and Instacart. This forms part of Wyndham’s  Homemade @ Hawthorn ser...
09 May 2017
We bring you the latest news from the Netherlands including Albert Heijn's search for product innovation and the introduction of Shobr. Albert Heijn looks for product innovation... Albert Heijn is running a dedicated event where it hopes to meet future suppliers, in a bid to make ranges ' fresher, tastier, healthier and more sustainable' . This will be the third consecutive year that t...
08 May 2017
We round up the latest news from Greece as AB Vassilopoulos, Lidl and Metro AEBE invest in the market; Sklavenitis refurbishes stores and the government considers changes to Sunday trading legislation. AB Vassilopoulos and Lidl invest €100m… Ahold Delhaize owned AB Vassilopoulos will invest €100m in Greece, which will focus on a new warehouse and around 30 stores. The retailer may also pu...
03 May 2017
We share the latest news from Ahold Delhaize in the USA including the restructure of divisional staff and the next phase of Food Lion's refurbishment programme. Ahold Delhaize restructures divisional staff To support its decentralised model, the retailer has appointed the following: Reporting to J.J. Fleeman, EVP Commercial Services & Strategy Matt Nereim, VP Strategy & PMO ...
27 April 2017
Ahold’s Peapod online service is collaborating with DinnerTime.com, a specialist meal planning service that supports busy households by creating customized recipes and associated shopping lists. The site can generate 10 million different meal combinations, while this development marks DinnerTime’s first transactional arrangement between it and a grocery retailer. How will the partnership work?...
27 April 2017
We share the latest developments from Albert Heijn, Jumbo and Detailresult Group, with a focus on convenience, loyalty, health and online. Albert Heijn’s develops urban convenience concept… Albert Heijn is reportedly developing a new urban convenience concept in  Eindhoven , which is due to open later year. The new store is expected to launch in the fashionable Strijp-S district, with the...
13 April 2017
Albert Heijn is trialling the Hiku smart fridge magnet, making it the first retailer in the Netherlands to do so. ‘Microphone and barcode scanner’ The device offers ‘a microphone and a barcode scanner, which is connected to the wireless home network’ . Customers can say the name of a product or scan it with the Hiku smart fridge magnet and then this is added to shopping lists on  Ah....
05 April 2017
We share the latest developments in the Netherlands, with a focus on news from Albert Heijn, Jumbo, PLUS and Hoogvliet. Albert Heijn trials choose your own promotions… Albert Heijn will be trialling personalised offers for select loyal shoppers from April 10th to June 4th. Participants will be able to select two to six offers from a dozens of products, while the discount will be valid for f...
05 April 2017
We report on the latest news from Ahold USA including how it is working to appeal more to shoppers, as well as its innovation in private label. Promoting newness, value, relevance & online Amy Hahn, Ahold USA’s SVP of marketing spoke at New York’s 2017 Shopper Marketing Summit on how the combined Ahold Delhaize business is drawing on its strengths to appeal more to shoppers. Last year, i...