Netherlands news

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...
12 February 2020
Ahold Delhaize generated net sales of €17.4 bn in the fourth quarter, a rise of 3.1% at constant exchange rates. Its performance was driven by growth in the Netherlands, where net sales increased by 4.5%, and Central and Southeastern Europe, where they were up by 5.4% at constant exchange rates. At a channel level, Ahold Delhaize said net consumer online sales rose 30.1% at constant exchange r...
10 February 2020
Netherlands Jumbo and HEMA have begun their collaboration. Several products in the HEMA range are now available to purchase at Jumbo Foodmarkt in Breda and Tilburg. The first shelf of its kind was revealed at Jumbo Breda in part by Jumbo CEO, Frits van Eerd, and HEMA CEO, Tjeerd Jegen. HEMA products touchdown in Jumbo Jumbo makes it easier for customers to shop for a variety of HEMA product...
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’...
21 January 2020
Amazon is set to launch Marketplace in the Netherlands later this year, making products from Dutch and international sellers available to customers. Registration for third-party sellers Amazon has operated a website in the Netherlands since 2014, where it has since sold books. As well as this, customers in the Netherlands have been able to shop on Amazon’s German website using a Dutch langu...
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...
08 January 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced its annual results for 2019, posting an increase of 14% in turnover to €8.43 bn (US$5.2 bn). Jumbo’s foodservice format La Place saw its turnover increase by 10% to €165 m (US$183.7 m). Meanwhile, the conversion of the remaining Emté stores generated €85 m (US$94.6 m) in the first half of the year. Store network At the end of 2019, Jumbo operated a tota...
07 January 2020
We round up the latest results from Netherlands-based PLUS, Coop and Sligro as they post their FY2019 results. PLUS: 5.4% growth in turnover to €2.61 bn PLUS saw its turnover increase by 5.4% to €2.61 bn (US$2.92 bn) and its ecommerce sales growth reach 33%. The retailer attributed its growth to the addition of six entrepreneurs who switched to the formula during the year. 13 stores were al...
20 December 2019
Denmark-based Salling Group has committed to removing all private label products that contain caged eggs. In Sweden, Axfood develops its EMV private label range and announced plans to trial mobile pick-up stations in 2020. Meanwhile in the Netherlands, Albert Heijn launches a Christmas campaign and Jumbo takes over 17 HEMA locations. Denmark: Salling Group to remove private label SKUs containi...