Ahold Delhaize news

30 October 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize USA and its formats. More frictionless checkouts Ahold Delhaize USA has announced that it will expand its SCAN IT! Mobile frictionless checkout to 30 stores by the end of 2019. The company’s Retail Business Services (RBS) division said the solution is currently available to use at select Stop & Shop stores and Giant Food Stores’ Giant Heirloom...
17 October 2019
Retailers globally are launching campaigns to become more sustainable. One of the main initiatives being adopted is seeing them target food waste. We looked at five initiative ways retailers are aiming to reduce their food waste.   Kaufland adopts innovating Too Good To Go app Germany-based Kaufland has partnered with Too Good To Go, which offers food products at reduced prices, just before...
15 October 2019
We look at the latest news from Ahold Delhaize and its formats in the Netherlands and the US. Netherlands: New AI for Retail (AIR) lab launched… In the Netherlands, Ahold has officially opened its AIR Lab in Delft. It is an expansion of the retailer’s AIR Lab in Amsterdam, developed in collaboration with Delft University. The lab will be used to research robotics and develop new innovations...
25 September 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize as it commits to reducing its chemical footprint. We also look at how its US banners are innovating in-store and expanding their online services. Reducing chemical footprint Ahold Delhaize USA has announced plans to make its private label products more sustainable. The retailer has pledged to restrict the use of toxic chemicals, such as such a...
23 September 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize as it extends its partnership with Hanshow Technology and its banners innovate in Europe. Ahold Delhaize extends partnership with Hanshow Technology… Ahold Delhaize has extended its strategic partnership with Hanshow Technology to develop and enhance its digital in-store shopping experience throughout its European brands. The retailer first...
17 September 2019
Ahold-owned bol.com is set to launch a French version of its app in Belgium. The move targets shoppers in Wallonia and aims to accelerate growth in the country. Launching in summer 2020 From Q3 2020, French-speaking Belgians will be able to shop on the bol.com app using their native language. Presently, bol.com shoppers can collect their orders at Delhaize and Albert Heijn stores in Dutc...
17 September 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize-owned Albert Heijn as it reports growth in turnover and market share in the Netherlands, expands its store presence in Belgium and launches digital saving. Increased turnover and market share CEO Marit van Egmond said AH had a “difficult year” but is seeing revenue and market share growth in the Netherlands. According to van Egmond, this is ...
16 September 2019
Ahold Delhaize-owned Albert Heijn is testing a small, portable store in front of its HQ in Zaandam, Netherlands. The 14 sq. m store, developed in partnership with US-based start-up AiFi and Dutch bank ING, uses cameras and sensors to provide checkout-free shopping. Check-out free shopping The new store, branded under the AH To Go concept, stocks convenience items such as drinks and sandwich...
29 August 2019
We look at how Colruyt is improving store efficiencies using an AI solution. Meanwhile, Ahold Delhazie-owned Delhaize is working in partnership with M&S to expand its range. Colruyt trials AI solution for automatic recognition According to Colruyt, it is the first Belgian supermarket to trial an AI solution for automatic recognition of fruit and vegetables at checkouts. The solution, develo...
19 August 2019
We round up the latest news from Ahold Delhaize as its subsidiaries bol.com and Delhaize extend their partnership in Belgium. At the same time, Albert Heijn launches a production chain of its private labels online. Meanwhile in the USA, the retailer’s banners roll out new innovative technologies in-store. Delhaize Belgium and bol.com expand partnership Ahold Delhaize’s Belgium subsidiaries ...