Indonesia news

07 November 2018
Ahold Delhaize has reported its 2018 Q3 results, with net sales increasing by 3.6% at constant exchange rates to €15.8bn. Net income also increased by 26.7% at constant exchange rates to €459m. USA: +3.2% to €9.6bn In the USA, net sales increased by 3.2% at constant exchange rates to €9.6bn, while comparable sales (excluding gas) increased by 3%. …partially impacted by Hurricane Florence...
15 October 2018
Traditional stores go by many names: mom-and-pop stores, kiranas (India); warung (Indonesia); kedai runcit (Malaysia); sari-sari (Philippines). They include markets, street vendors and kiosks, and are a major feature of Asia’s grocery retail landscape.  They’re also the specialist subject of Johann, one of our Singapore-based senior retail analysts. We asked Johann for his views on the traditi...
05 October 2018
Wouter Kolk steps into his role as CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe and Indonesia three months early, while Delhaize Belgium has announced its new executive committee. Wouter Kolk becomes CEO of Europe and Indonesia Wouter Kolk has started his new role as CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe and Indonesia. Kolk has stepped into the role three months early. The retailer said his early appointment is to ...
19 September 2018
Groceries delivered directly to shoppers’ homes. Making use of QR technology JD Indonesia has launched a grocery delivery service that allows train commuters to shop for groceries whilst on the way home. JDVirtual, the new service, is now available at selected Commuter Line train stations in Jakarta. Commuters can order food, beverages as well as other everyday groceries by scanning a QR...
03 August 2018
Technology first introduced in China is now available in Jakarta. First of its kind store JD.com, a leading online retailer in China, has opened its first unmanned store outside of China. Called JD.ID X-Mart, this store is located in PIK Avenue, an upmarket shopping mall in Jakarta. The 270 sq m store stocks a range of food, health and beauty products as well as an assortment of fashion app...
23 July 2018
Transmart Carrefour partners with Indonesian Mosque Council to open up to 300 stores. Convenience stores located in mosque districts Trans Retail Indonesia, the operator of Transmart Carrefour hypermarkets, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian Mosque Council (Dewan Masjid Indonesia, DMI) to launch up to 300 convenience stores.   These stores, with a maximum size o...
29 June 2018
Having opened four stores in one day last month, FamilyMart is now celebrating its 100th store in Indonesia. Promoting TapCash payment FamilyMart is celebrating its 100th store in Indonesia by offering loyal customers discounts on three different items, priced at IDR100. Earlier this year, the retailer via BNI launched TapCash membership card for shopping, gift points, special discounts ...
04 June 2018
Watsons is expanding its presence in Indonesia; growing its store network, renovating existing stores and strengthening its online proposition.  Expanding outside of Java Island in Indonesia Watsons, operated by PT Duta Intidaya Tbk in Indonesia, is set to expand its presence further. Previously, the company focused expansion in Java, especially in Jabodetabek. Watsons is now targeting expa...
13 April 2018
Indonesian convenience store chain announces expansion plans. Both local and regional growth PT Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, owner of Alfamart, announces that it will add another 800 outlets to the Indonesian market this year. This brings the total number of stores in their network to more than 13,000. Half of these new stores will be opened within the Java Island, with the remainder being sprea...
05 April 2018
PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA) appoints new CEO, effective 30 April 2018. More than 35 years of retail experience Elliot Dickson has been named as the new CEO for MPPA. Mr. Dickson previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Walmart China, responsible for more than 400 hypermarkets in China. In the supermarket business for more than 35 years, Mr. Dickson has also held senior ...