Ahold Delhaize news

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 ...
13 August 2019
We look at how Ahold Delhaize USA is encouraging healthier eating and targeting loyalty through its banners. Meanwhile, Ahold-owned Giant Food opens its second Heirloom Market store in Philadelphia. A new organic private label line for kids Ahold Delhaize has launched, Nature’s Promise Kids, a new organic private label line dedicated to kids. It is an extension of the retailer’s Nature's Pr...
07 August 2019
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). USA: net sales at constant exchange rates +0.7%, online +13.7% In the USA, which accounts for around two thirds of the retailer’s business, net sales at constan...
06 August 2019
We’ve hosted several retail safaris, or immersive study tours, in the US this year. We highlight three stores which showcased some of the best fresh food executions, as delegates looked for inspiration on how to compete beyond price, build destination status and drive traffic.  New Seasons Market, Seattle: visual merchandising  New Seasons Market is a premium focused, neighbourhood grocer. ...
06 August 2019
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...
01 August 2019
We round up the latest innovations from Ahold Delhaize USA as its banners invest in their store networks and online. Meanwhile, Ahold’s services division opens a fresh processing facility and culinary innovation centre and Gordon Reid is appointed the new president of Stop & Shop. Food Lion reopens 92 upgraded stores in South Carolina… Food Lion reopened 92 upgraded stores in South Carolina...
18 July 2019
We look at some of the latest ecommerce initiatives in the US as retailers develop alternative fulfilment models. Store fulfillment: Ahold Delhaize’s Giant Food rolling out grocery pickup With many of the leading US grocery retailers focusing on developing their delivery capabilities last year, store-based pickup has become a growing focus this year. This month, Ahold Delhaize’s Giant Food ...
16 July 2019
We look at how Netherlands-based Jumbo and Marqt, who have taken different steps to restructure their store portfolios to remain competitive in the market. Jumbo buys Agrimarkt Jumbo has announced it will take over supermarket chain Agrimarkt from the cooperative CZAV. This will see it acquire six stores in Goes, Middelharnis, Oud-Beijerland, Roosendaal, Terneuzen and Vlissingen. Jumbo will...
27 June 2019
We look at how Ahold Delhaize’s banners, Food Lion, Giant and Albert Heijn, are transforming their pickup and delivery services while also promoting local products. Meanwhile, Albert Heijn has appointed Raf van den Heuvel as its new general manager for Belgium. Food Lion launches online grocery pickup Food Lion has launched an online click and collect service, called Food Lion To-Go. The se...
20 June 2019
As Ahold Delhaize USA announces the roll out of same-day delivery and the opening of a tech office, we look at how the retailer and its banners is embedding solutions to help it win with shoppers. Stop & Shop extends reach of same-day pickup service Stop & Shop has announced the launch of same-day online pickup for shoppers at 20 stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Yo...