Ahold Delhaize news

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...
15 October 2019
We look at the latest news from Ahold Delhaize and its formats in the Netherlands and the US. Netherlands: New AI for Retail (AIR) lab launched… In the Netherlands, Ahold has officially opened its AIR Lab in Delft. It is an expansion of the retailer’s AIR Lab in Amsterdam, developed in collaboration with Delft University. The lab will be used to research robotics and develop new innovations...
25 September 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize as it commits to reducing its chemical footprint. We also look at how its US banners are innovating in-store and expanding their online services. Reducing chemical footprint Ahold Delhaize USA has announced plans to make its private label products more sustainable. The retailer has pledged to restrict the use of toxic chemicals, such as such a...