Ahold Delhaize news

25 September 2020
As Albert Heijn puts further efforts to spotlight its low prices and looks to attract new shoppers to its ecommerce operations, we round up news from the retailer. Albert Heijn tests delivery service for small households Albert Heijn is testing a new delivery service for small households with the launch of an app called AH Compact. The new delivery service is set to meet the needs of one an...
24 August 2020
Over the last few weeks, the five major food and grocery retailers in the US have reported their quarterly results. We take a look at what they tell us about the sector more broadly and what suppliers need to do to support their retail customers. The top five Walmart, Kroger, Target, Albertsons and Ahold and Delhaize are a diverse group of retailers. Walmart and Target have extensive non-fo...
18 August 2020
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize in the USA and Europe. In the US, Ahold Delhaize’s Stop & Shop banner has integrated Ahold Delhaize’s Peapod online grocery service into its own website and mobile app. The development comes as Stop & Shop also introduces a new digital loyalty program. Meanwhile in the Netherlands, the retailer has selected Fybots and Adlatus Robotics as th...
05 August 2020
Ahold Delhaize has reported that its Q2 net sales increased by 15.9% at constant exchange rates to €19.1bn. Performance was largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. President and CEO Frans Muller said, ‘The engagement and strong execution of our teams have translated this unprecedented demand in both the U.S. and Europe, due to COVID-19, into outstanding results’ . Changing consumer behaviour...
19 May 2020
Spain-based Alcampo pledges to reduce food waste by launching a service in Madrid with Too Good To Go. Furthermore, it has partnered with Oxfam International reinforce its FairTrade products. Separately, Iceland claims it has reduced its use of plastic by 29% over two years, while, finally, Albert Heijn has announced plans to launch milk from carbon neutral farms in 2021.    Alcampo expands To...
14 May 2020
We round up three of the latest health-focused innovations from Albert Heijn as it trials Nutri-Score online, removes one billion sugar cubes in private label and introduces a new quarterly magazine. Albert Heijn trials Nutri-Score online… Following success in-store, Albert Heijn has started a six-week trial where it is including the Nutri-Score logo on its website. Nutri-Score became th...
07 May 2020
Ahold Delhaize has reported that its 2020 Q1 net sales increased by 12.7% at constant exchange rates to €18.2 bn. The retailer acknowledged impact of COVID-19, with Group comparable sales being ‘favourably impacted by 26.9% growth in March’ .  USA: Q1 +13.7%; comparable sales in March +33.8% Performance was driven by comparative % in March due primarily to COVID-19’ . Europe: Q1 +9.8%; ...
02 March 2020
Albert Heijn and BP plan to expand their retail cooperation to over 100 sites across the Netherlands. To go food available at BP Shoppers will be able to buy Albert Heijn ‘to go’ food and drinks at select BP stores in the Netherlands. The partnership brings the expertise and experience of both retailers to provide a convenience range tailored to driver’s needs. BP’s existing shop offer will...
28 February 2020
Ahold Delhaize announces long-term targets for its Healthy and Sustainable initiatives. As the final year of its 2020 sustainability goals approaches, the retailer has added new objectives for the next few years. New ambitions… Priorities include inspiring consumers to make healthy and informed choices, increase the transparency of products, and eliminate food and packaging waste. Ahold ...
14 February 2020
Ahold Delhaize-owned Bol.com has revealed it plans to launch a new service for its partners, which enables it to look after the logistics and dispatch of products outside of its own distribution centre. Meanwhile, Albert Heijn has expanded its home delivery capacity to meet the demands of its shoppers. Bol.com expands logistics services Bol.com is expanding its range of services as it looks...