Colruyt news

07 June 2018
Having delivered net growth of 5% in its latest quarterly results, ‘Delhaize Belgium is preparing for the future with a revised strategy and more efficient ways of working’ . Healthy living at the heart… As part of its new strategy, the retailer launched a new positioning at the start of the year, ‘better eating is at the heart of living’ .  It has committed to ‘offering healthier and m...
09 May 2018
Carrefour in Belgium continues to evolve. The retailer has opened its first fully automated Drive site, its franchisee in the country, the Mestdagh Group, has revealed its strategic plan and it has announced plans to expand the availability of its organic ranges as shoppers' interest in the catgory grows. Mesdagh launches 2020 strategic plan Following on from its announcement at the begi...
22 March 2018
Belgium-based Colruyt has formally launched the Apporto service after announcing a trial in January 2018 . The retailer said the platform provides a solution that makes ‘ it easier to shop groceries for others ’. Apporto spotlights social benefits As part of the launch Colruyt highlighted how Apporto could support shoppers who are unable to get to a store due to being ill, having suffere...
28 February 2018
We share seven of the latest developments from online grocery in the Netherlands. This includes new ranges, promotions and the broadening of delivery reach. Albert Heijn introduces Easter Allerhande box Market leader Albert Heijn is introducing a seasonal Allerhande grocery box, giving shoppers everything they need to create an Easter brunch for four people. A matching wine box is also avai...
09 January 2018
We highlight the latest online and digital developments from Belgium-based Colruyt as it acquires an online pharmacy and trials the Apporto app. Colruyt Group becomes largest shareholder in Newpharma online pharmacy chain… The Colruyt Group and the Colruyt family investment firm Korys is to acquire a stake in Newpharma, an online pharmacy chain. The chain offers over 30,000 products and 7...
13 December 2017
We round up the latest news from the Belgian grocery market, as market leader Colruyt reports its results, while Dutch retailer, Jumbo reportedly considers market entry. Colruyt: +3.7% to 44.4bn driven by ‘inflation, sales surface expansion and organic growth’ Colruyt has reported its results for the first half of 2017, with revenue increasing by 3.7% to €4.4bn. The retailer attributed re...
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...
25 October 2017
We highlight the latest news from Belgium as Colruyt launches a meal box, Delhaize looks to shorten its supply chain and Carrefour announces a new management team for the country. Colruyt launches family-focused meal boxes Following a trial with its own staff, started in February 2017 , Colruyt has launched a meal box solution. The service provides all the ingredients families need for...
04 October 2017
We round up the latest news from Belgium as Colruyt introduces a digital product finder, while Delhaize updates its breakfast and vegetarian offer. Meanwhile, Carrefour is evolving its convenience offer. Colruyt introduces digital product finder… Colruyt has introduced a product finder website, productzoeker.be which provides detailed product information on its private label Boni Selec...
18 September 2017
We round up the latest news from Belgium where Colruyt has improved its app functionality and launched a new green store. Elsewhere in the market, Carrefour is broadening its online reach. Colruyt app enhancements focus on Collect&Go and intelligent shopping lists... Colruyt has upgraded the MyColruyt app, which launched in October 2016. Enhancements focus on two key areas. Users can now...