Ahold Delhaize news

02 September 2016
As it looks to grow its convenience store presence and target shoppers at new locations, Albert Heijn is set to add its ‘To Go’ format on forecourts in both its home market of the Netherlands and Germany. Albert Heijn collaborates with Shell in Germany… Albert Heijn has added two ‘To Go’ stores on Shell forecourts in Germany, in Straelen and in Dusseldorf. Albert Heijn has not expanded as q...
25 August 2016
Ahead of its first set of results as a combined company, which will come in the third quarter, Netherlands-based Ahold and Belgium-based Delhaize have announced separate second quarter results that underline how both companies went in to the merger in a very strong position. Ahold performance driven by the Netherlands Ahold saw strength across all its operations, maintaining the positive pe...
02 August 2016
Following a period of speculation that once merged Ahold Delhaize would join AMS, with Delhaize re-joining the alliance, and therefore leaving Coopernic, it has been announced by both AMS and Coopernic that Ahold Delhaize will become a member of both. Announcement settles speculation over membership By being a member of both AMS and Coopernic, Ahold Delhaize will be able to benefit from bot...
26 July 2016
Netherlands-based Ahold and Belgium-based Delhaize have been given the go ahead by the US-based Federal Trade Commission, following the sale of 86 stores, a step that has seen the two companies merge. Merger creates Ahold Delhaize Following the merger of the two companies Ahold Delhaize has launched its new corporate logo, which is an amalgamation of the crown of Royal Ahold and the head of...
21 July 2016
Belgium-based Delhaize has pre-released its second quarter results, ahead of its merger with Netherlands-based Ahold, which both retailers have confirmed as being set for 23 July, subject to clearance from the US’s Federal Trade Commission. Q2 results point to continued upwards trajectory Ahead of the planned merger, Delhaize has published unaudited second quarter results that underline the...
14 July 2016
As Ahold and Delhaize announce plans to divest almost 100 stores to get regularly clearance for their merger in the US, we look at who is set to benefit. FTC clearance is remaining regulatory approval requirement Ahold and Delhaize Group have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations where there is a geographic overlap in their operation...
28 June 2016
Netherlands-based, Ahold-owned Albert Heijn has announced a number of online and digital solutions to better meet shoppers’ needs. We look at how these developments are being rolled out. Albert Heijn to test one-hour delivery in Amsterdam Albert Heijn is set to trial one-hour grocery delivery in Amsterdam, using bicycle couriers taking orders from two stores – in Museumplein, which is compa...
27 June 2016
Belgium-based Delhaize has announced the sale of its pet specialist chain Tom & Co. No financial details were released in the statement, with Delhaize saying that it expects the disposal to complete in the third quarter of 2016. Streamlining operations through Tom & Co sale As it looks to focus on its grocery operations and offer, Delhaize has sold its pet store chain Tom & Co, which operat...
24 June 2016
As the Detailresult Group sees its revenues rise, Albert Heijn and Jumbo expand their range of meal solutions and Deen set out to open three new stores, we round up news from the country. Detailresult Group enjoys rise in revenue and profit in 2015 According to reports in Financieele Dagblad, Detailresult Group has seen its turnover rise to €2.03 bn in 2015, from €1.99 bn in 2014. The reta...
22 June 2016
Announcing its first quarter results Ahold said that it was enjoying ‘ double-digit sales growth ’ through its online operations in the US, Peapod. We review some of the initiatives that it has been putting in place recently to help continue this pace of sales expansion. Peapod expands its range of meal kits… In the Q1 results Ahold noted how the US’s online performance was being boosted by...