Ahold Delhaize news

03 February 2020
Ahold Delhaize-owned Albert Heijn has reported a solid growth in 2019. Separately, Jan Linders revealed an increase in sales of 6.5% in 2019. Meanwhile, Sligro food group aims to develop its 2020 performance. Albert Heijn reveals a promising 2019 Albert Heijn announced a strong performance in 2019, after adapting its strategy to meet further shoppers demands. Marit van Egmond, Albert Heijn’...
28 January 2020
As Colruyt adds a new online delivery solution and Delhaize launches carbon neutral bananas, we round up news from the countyr. Colruyt launches ‘Collect&Go Connect’ app The Colruyt Group is trialling a new solution enabled by the sharing economy. Under the Collect&Go Connect brand, its Okay and Okay Compact banners will trial a solution that connects local customers and local shoppers. The...
17 January 2020
We look at Ahold Delhaize’s renewed partnership with NCR Corporation and how Jumbo is expanding its online meal delivery service. Ahold Delhaize renews partnership with NCR… Ahold Delhaize has signed a new five-year contract with technology provider NCR Corporation to provide digital connected services to its banners (Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall) in the Netherlands. The contract will...
26 November 2019
We round up the latest news from retailers in Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden. Netherlands: Albert Heijn launches automated store at Schiphol Airport After successfully piloting its new ‘plug-and-play’ store concept in Zaandam in September 2019, Albert Heijn has expanded the trial to Schiphol Airport. This will see the retailer launch its second fully automated store, on the Jan D...
22 November 2019
The new concept is being tested in Quincy, Mass at its Retail Business Services' offices. Seamless experience The concept is around 300 sq ft and is called Lunchbox. The frictionless technology allows registered shoppers to scan in, shop and walk out, and offers fresh, healthy options which are available 24/7. This builds on a variety of experimental concepts that Ahold Delhaize has been te...
22 November 2019
Ahold Delhaize’s US banner, Giant Food Stores, has opened two new Giant Heirloom Market stores in Philadelphia. We look at how the retailer has tailored the stores to the local communities. Giant Heirloom Market, University City In August 2019, Giant opened its second Heirloom Market in University City, at 3401 Chestnut St. The 925 sq. m store is located between University of Pennsylvania a...
21 November 2019
Ahold Delhaize-owned Albert Heijn (AH) is hosting in-store cooking demos through FoodFirst Network. In addition, the retailer receives positive feedback from its Nutri-Score trial and develops a blockchain for eggs. FoodFirst Network cooking demos AH has announced that FoodFirst Network will give cooking demos in all AH XL stores for five weekends. The lifestyle platform, which was acquired...
06 November 2019
Ahold Delhaize said net sales rose by 2.9%, at constant exchange rates, to €16.7 bn, driven by the performance of its operations in the Netherlands and Central and Southeastern Europe. The numbers: By geographic reporting segment, Ahold Delhaize said: United States: net sales rose 2.0%, at constant exchange rates, to €10.3 bn Netherlands: net sales rose 4.4%, at constant exchan...
30 October 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize USA and its formats. More frictionless checkouts Ahold Delhaize USA has announced that it will expand its SCAN IT! Mobile frictionless checkout to 30 stores by the end of 2019. The company’s Retail Business Services (RBS) division said the solution is currently available to use at select Stop & Shop stores and Giant Food Stores’ Giant Heirloom...
17 October 2019
Retailers globally are launching campaigns to become more sustainable. One of the main initiatives being adopted is seeing them target food waste. We looked at five initiative ways retailers are aiming to reduce their food waste.   Kaufland adopts innovating Too Good To Go app Germany-based Kaufland has partnered with Too Good To Go, which offers food products at reduced prices, just before...