Ahold Delhaize news

17 October 2018
We explore how Albert Heijn and Jumbo are innovating in their beer, wine and spirit categories to better meet shopper needs. Albert Heijn expands its wine offering… Albert Heijn has enhanced its wine category in-store and online with several innovations including: Boxed wine Smaller bottles Low alcohol and alcohol-free alternatives ‘Wine in tubes’ tasting products The sa...
05 October 2018
Wouter Kolk steps into his role as CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe and Indonesia three months early, while Delhaize Belgium has announced its new executive committee. Wouter Kolk becomes CEO of Europe and Indonesia Wouter Kolk has started his new role as CEO of Ahold Delhaize Europe and Indonesia. Kolk has stepped into the role three months early. The retailer said his early appointment is to ...
05 October 2018
From Q4 2018, Ahold Delhaize USA will stock private label products from Coop Italy for a limited time. Coop Italy’s ‘Fior Fiore’ to be available Coop Italy will supply Ahold Delhaize US with a range of products from its Fior Fiore private label range. Products include olives, pasta, bruschetta, oils and pastries, among others. The products will be sold across all Ahold Delhaize’s banners: F...
01 October 2018
We look at the latest developments from Delhaize and Colruyt as they focus on convenience, digital and innovation. Delhaize introduces new store layout Delhaize has opened a new store, which it says is ‘ based on the brand’s updated positioning ’. The retailer also said the layout focuses on shoppers’ expectations and needs. The Nivelles supermarket is the first Delhaize supermarket to be r...
25 September 2018
We review three of the latest digital innovations at Albert Heijn, focusing on payment innovation, transparency and personalisation. First checkout-free stores open in Amsterdam Following a successful pilot, Albert Heijn has opened its first two checkout-free stores in the Amsterdam Medical Centre. Another store is due to launch at Amsterdam’s central station. The technology will now b...
24 September 2018
Ahead of our Food-to-go Summit on November 8, where one of the key themes will be future food-to-go formats, we take a look at some of the retail formats across Europe that are leading the way  in how they see the opportunity for food-to-go. 1. Franprix and Franprix noé, Paris – creating the next generation premium convenience store Casino owned Franprix has long been a feature on the pre...
24 September 2018
The online grocer Peapod has announced a partnership with fellow Chicago-based company, Meats by Linz. Shoppers will be able to purchase a range of different cuts and have access to the new ‘Gourmet Butcher Shop’ . Meats by Linz popular in the Midwest, supplies high-end restaurants Meats by Linz is a popular meat supplier in the Midwest of America. The company supplies high-end steakhouses...
29 August 2018
The Belgian government has announced plans to support the roll out of the Nutri-score food labelling system, following its positive reception in France. Following on from the government’s decision, locally-based Colruyt has said it has decided to use the programme as ‘ it is a science-based system ’, a step mirrored by Delhaize Belgian government to encourage Nutri-score’s use Nutri-score w...
17 August 2018
We’ve been in Brussels and Antwerp to see some of the latest innovations from the country’s leading retailers, Colruyt, Ahold Delhaize, Carrefour and more. We bring you the highlights. 1. Colruyt pushes the boundaries in premium retailing at Cru… Market leader Colruyt, while famous for its low-cost operating model, is also innovating in premium retailing. It runs three Cru stores, with Cr...
15 August 2018
Ahold Delhaize is to consolidate its online sales under its Peapod service. Strategic shift from format-specific online offer... This marks a strategic shift for Ahold Delhaize’s US banners, including Stop & Shop and Giant Food, which have operated their own online platforms. ...Following the creation of 'Peapod Digital Labs' and increased investment The latest development follows t...