Ahold Delhaize news

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...
28 March 2017
We review the latest developments from the Netherlands, with a focus on Albert Heijn, Picnic and Jumbo. This includes a focus on store formats, private label, online and promotions. Albert Heijn updates on pilot with BP… Albert Heijn launched its first AH to go stores in partnership with BP in the second half of 2016. This now includes six stores, with the majority in Randstad, with one...
21 March 2017
We round up the latest news from Romania’s Mega Image. This includes plans to launch its own online store, a new concept store in Bucharest, expansion in western Romania and how the country is driving performance for the wider region. Online launch in second half of 2017 Mega Image has offered online grocery capability through partnering with eMag since 2014, In parallel, the retailer w...
21 March 2017
Colruyt has introduced a new loyalty scheme, Xtra and associated app, which can be used across its nine formats and online. This new scheme will replace the retailer’s existing Colruyt, Okay, Bio-Planet and Dreambaby loyalty cards. Colruyt will be issuing the new card to 3.7 million customers in Belgium and Luxembourg from April 4th. Making it more relevant for shoppers… The new app wil...
16 March 2017
We outline how Delhaize is celebrating its 150th anniversary in Belgium, as the retailer commits to refurbish 120 Belgian Delhaize stores in 2017 in line with a new concept and reveals a charitable private label promotion. Next phase in refurbishment programme Delhaize introduced its new store concept in Wezembeek-Oppem and Braine in 2014. Since then, new features have been introduced in an...
07 March 2017
With several major retailers recently reporting quarterly results recently, including Walmart, Kroger and Costco, we look at the five key themes shaping their performances.  1. Deflation making its impact on growth rates Growth rates across the grocery retail market have slowed significantly over the last year. While the factors behind this are often complex and relative to each individual ...
06 March 2017
We round up the latest developments from the Netherlands including Jumbo’s new ‘digital supermarket’ and private label campaign, PLUS' 2016 results, Albert Heijn’s loyalty initiative, bol.com's new slogan and Bilder & De Clercq’s home delivery service. Jumbo presents ‘digital supermarket’ in Rotterdam… Jumbo has introduced a ‘digital supermarket’ design on the corner of a building in ...
01 March 2017
As Ahold Delhaize launched its third bfresh store in Sommerville, Massachusetts on Friday, we explore the three key ways it is adapting the format for success. We also report on the next phase of Food Lion’s refurbishment programme and its new citrus-themed private label range. Bfresh: value, convenience & efficiency The new bfresh store offers more private label products, alongside fewer s...
27 February 2017
Albert Heijn has introduced a new in-store Bakery Café & Deli Kitchen concept in Amsterdam. The new concepts have launched in the Albert Heijn’s XL Gelderlandplein store, while the retailer revealed that the concepts will feature in dozens of stores. Bakery Café & Deli Kitchen offers food for now and later… The new Bakery Café concept is located at the store entrance, offering coffee, col...