Ahold Delhaize news

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  ...
29 November 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as Albert Heijn gets set for Christmas online and Picnic, Poiesz and DekaMarkt invest in their own online services. In other news, Lidl has opened its largest store. Albert Heijn gets set for Christmas online... Albert Heijn is expecting a record number of online grocery orders over the Christmas period, with many people expected to order onl...
20 November 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as Albert Heijn trials 15 minute delivery and plans to reopen three XL stores thus year. Elsewhere, Jumbo has committed to sustainable dairy, Lidl has opened its largest Dutch store, Aldi introduced weekend promotional campaigns and Jan Linders opened its 60th store. Albert Heijn offers 15 minute delivery… Albert Heijn is trialling fifteen mi...
10 November 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands and Belgium as Albert Heijn rolls out an online delivery saver and Jumbo opens its first station store in the Netherlands. Meanwhile, the option to enter Belgium remains on the table for Jumbo, while Delhaize may invest in prices in the face of discount competition. Albert Heijn rolls out online delivery saver Following a successful pilot tha...
08 November 2017
Ahold Delhaize has released its Q3 results, reporting that pro forma net sales at constant exchange rates increased by 2.1% to €15.1bn. Meanwhile, ‘income from continuing operations was €362m, €127m higher than last year’ . Net sales driven by Netherlands, Delhaize America and CSE division The Netherlands continued to drive performance, with pro forma net sales up 4.1% to €3.1bn , whil...
30 October 2017
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize as its Cheif eCommerce and Innovation Officer exits and Food Lion partners with Instacart. Meanwhile in Europe, Albert Heijn is trialing a new concept in the Netherlands and Delhaize is collaborating with a health advocate on a range of ready meals. Hanneke Faber joins Unilever Ahold Delhaize’s Chief eCommerce and Innovation Officer, Hanneke F...
18 October 2017
Across key markets in Europe, Belgium, Netherlands, Serbia and Romania, Ahold Delhaize has announced separate investment plans for the countries. In each the retailer is spending to build its skill and scale in leading channels. Bol.com launches subscription service Netherlands-based online subsidiary Bol.com has launched a subscription service, ‘Save Continuously’. The service, which is av...
17 October 2017
As Ahold Delhaize’s chief executive discusses the integration of the two companies, Food Lion invests in its stores and it launches digital initiatives, we round up the news from the retailer in the US. CEO: stores offer shoppers benefits In an interview with trade publication Food Dive, Ahold Delhaize’s chief executive, Dick Boer, said it was focused on continuing to integrate the two reta...