Ahold Delhaize news

08 February 2018
We share the latest developments at Ahold Delhaize in the USA and the Netherlands. In the USA, Food Lion has rolled out its Shop & Earn MVP Customer Rewards loyalty programme. Peapod has also broadened its range of meal kits with key brand partnerships. Meanwhile in the Netherlands, Albert Heijn is opening its first cashless supermarket, has announced the creation of a new soap opera and is suppo...
30 January 2018
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize across the Netherlands, Belgium, Greece and Romania. Netherlands: Albert Heijn extends Rappie two-hour pilot… Albert Heijn is extending its Rappie two-hour delivery pilot from the end of February until the summer. This will see orders continue to be delivered within a two hour window from four participating branches of Albert Heijn in Rotterda...
30 January 2018
With January a time where many shoppers are considering New Year's resolutions, we've been in the Netherlands, exploring how leading retailers are executing health and wellness in-store. 1. Albert Heijn activates new year Kickstart 10-day challenge… Citing research that 6.5 million Dutch people want to eat healthier, market leader Albert Heijn started 2018 with its Kickstart 10-day challeng...
30 January 2018
Netherlands based retail group Ahold Delhaize appoints new brand president, effective 1 April 2018. More than 20 years experience Johan Boeijenga has been named as the new brand president for Super Indo. Since 2014, Mr. Boeijenga was the Chief Operating Officer and board member for the Dutch drugstore chain Kruidvat. In the supermarket business for more than 20 years, Mr. Boeijenga has h...
24 January 2018
Ahold Delhaize has reported its Q4 results, with pro forma net sales increasing by 2.5% at constant exchange rates to €15.8bn. 2017 pro forma net sales increased by 1.7% at constant exchange rates to €62.7bn. Ahold USA: +0.6% excluding gasoline The retailer stated that ‘sales performance at Ahold USA was in line with the previous quarter, with comparable sales growth of 0.6% excluding gaso...
22 January 2018
We share the latest news from the Netherlands where Albert Heijn is updating is ethnic category in-store and partnering with Royal Viseo in a hackathon. Meanwhile, Jumbo and La Place are broadening their appeal. Elsewhere, PLUS is targeting Rotterdam with a unique promotion. In other news, Detailresult Groep's CEO has been appointed as CEO of Beter Bed Holding and is opening its first dark store,...
15 January 2018
Belgium-based Delhaize has announced a series of changes to its executive committee. From today, the committee is as follows   'Xavier Piesvaux - CEO Delhaize Françoise Burlet - Senior Vice President Customer Operations Marc Debussche - Senior Vice President Product, Quality, Marketing & Store Concept Kris Van Strydonck - Senior Vice President Strategy, Network Development...
02 January 2018
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as Albert Heijn continues its private label innovation drive, trials lower online order thresholds and opens a new hospital store. Elsewhere PLUS and Coop Netherlands have reported their results, while SPAR is restructuring for the future. Albert Heijn continues private label innovation drive… In an interview with Levensmiddelenkrant , comme...
18 December 2017
We bring you four innovations from Ahold Delhaize as Albert Heijn pilots cashless shopping and trials the Rappie app in the Netherlands. Meanwhile in the US, Peapod has introduced a text to order platform and has launched its own Alexa skill. 1. AH to go pilots cashless shopping In the Netherlands, AH to go is piloting cashless shopping, through the retailer's ‘tap to go’ platform. The pi...
08 December 2017
As Ahold Delhaize creates Ahold Delhaize USA, Dick Boer has also given an interview with NRC Handelsblad , focusing on the role of innovation, health, convenience and online. In other news, the retailer is expanding its presence and offer in Romania. This is a key growth market for the retailer. IGD forecasts the market will account for over 7% of sales by 2022, over double that forecasted in  ...