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Ahold Delhaize has reported its results for the first half of 2019, with net sales at constant exchange rates increasing by 1.5% to €32.2 bn (US$36.1 bn). Net income at constant exchange rates decreased by 9.1% to €769m (US$861.0m).

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Netherlands-based Albert Heijn (AH), part of Ahold Delhaize, has partnered with Belgian salad company Foodmaker and is testing selling part of its range on bol.com. The retailer has also renamed its Bakery Café and Deli Kitchen. Albert Heijn partners with Foodmaker… For ten weeks, AH will test Foodmaker’s salad bars at its head office in Zaandam and at the Albert Heijn Foodplaza in Amsterda...
Just Eat and Takeaway.com have reached agreement to combine businesses to create one of the world’s largest online food delivery firms. $10bn merger The $10bn merger will see Just Eat shareholders owning around 52.15% of the combined company, while Takeaway.com shareholders will own around 47.85%. The combined company, called Just Eat Takeaway.com, will be headquartered in the Netherlands i...
We look at the latest results posted by Netherlands-based Sligro and Jan Linders. Sligro: weak H1 sales… Sligro reported a slight sales increase of 0.4% to €1.14bn (US$1.27bn) in H1 2019. However, operating profit and net profit fell by 43.3% to €18m (US$20m) and 48.7% to €13m (US$14.5m) respectively. The retailer attributes this to the tough economic conditions in the Netherlands. …Due ...

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12/08/2019
A deep-dive in the discount channel in Europe, the largest contributor to grocery market growth in the next five years. A closer look at the top 10 discounters, where they operate, their priorities and latest developments. Understand the strategies and trends influencing this channel.
12/07/2019
We look at Ahold Delhaize's priorities for the next five years in light of its Leading Together strategy, which it announced in 2018. We provide forecasts on how and where the retailer will generate nearly US$100bn in sales by 2023 and what is going to drive that growth.
12/07/2019
A monthly summary of the latest developments in the discount channel globally. We provide additional insights and our analysis on various topics, such as private labels, retailer strategies or digital developments related to the channel.
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