Ahold Delhaize news

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...
14 August 2018
The shortlist has been unveiled for the IGD Awards 2018, the annual event celebrating the best of the food and grocery industry. Celebrating nearly three decades, over 540 winners, 10,000 entries, 3,400 hours of judging, 15,000 attendees and 1,800 judges, the awards ceremony is a historic event that will take place in London on 2nd October, where more than 600 senior executives will gather t...
08 August 2018
Ahold Delhaize has reported its results for the first half of 2018, with net sales at constant exchange rates increasing by 1.7% to €30.5bn. Net income at constant exchange rates increased by 22.7% to €817m. USA: net sales at constant exchange rates +0.9%, online +8.5% In the USA, which accounts for around two thirds of the retailer’s business, net sales at constant exchange rates increased...