Jumbo news

11 August 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced a series of private label innovation over the summer, including Lekker Veggie, a new range of vegetarian and vegan products; an entirely sustainable canned fish range and higher welfare dairy products. 1. Jumbo introduces Lekker Veggie vegetarian and vegan products Jumbo has introduced Lekker Veggie, ‘a successor to the successful Veggie Chef’ , with a...
03 April 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo’s chief executive, Frits van Eerd, has outlined the retailer’s plans to expand the brand further into Europe. Expanding in Belgium… Van Eerd would like to further expand the brand’s presence in Belgium and, then, eventually introduce it in France. Jumbo currently operates two stores in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking northern part of Belgium. The main challenge of expan...
02 March 2020
As part of their collaboration (read about it here) , Jumbo will have Hema products on shelves in 50 supermarkets by summer 2020. The shelves are expected to be in all of Jumbo’s stores in the Netherlands and Belgium in one and a half years from now. Hema range being extended consistently New products from Hema’s range are being added to Jumbo stores weekly. In the first week of February...
10 February 2020
Netherlands Jumbo and HEMA have begun their collaboration. Several products in the HEMA range are now available to purchase at Jumbo Foodmarkt in Breda and Tilburg. The first shelf of its kind was revealed at Jumbo Breda in part by Jumbo CEO, Frits van Eerd, and HEMA CEO, Tjeerd Jegen. HEMA products touchdown in Jumbo Jumbo makes it easier for customers to shop for a variety of HEMA product...
17 January 2020
We look at Ahold Delhaize’s renewed partnership with NCR Corporation and how Jumbo is expanding its online meal delivery service. Ahold Delhaize renews partnership with NCR… Ahold Delhaize has signed a new five-year contract with technology provider NCR Corporation to provide digital connected services to its banners (Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall) in the Netherlands. The contract will...
08 January 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced its annual results for 2019, posting an increase of 14% in turnover to €8.43 bn (US$5.2 bn). Jumbo’s foodservice format La Place saw its turnover increase by 10% to €165 m (US$183.7 m). Meanwhile, the conversion of the remaining Emté stores generated €85 m (US$94.6 m) in the first half of the year. Store network At the end of 2019, Jumbo operated a tota...
13 November 2019
Jumbo and HEMA, both Netherlands-based retailers, have said they have agreed in principle to cooperate commercially in Belgium and their home market. The retailers said they are still working on the terms of the cooperation. Agreement aimed to improve their market positions Announcing the cooperation Jumbo and HEMA said it was aimed at ‘ further improving the market position of both compani...
07 November 2019
Jumbo Belgium has officially opened the doors to its first store, located in Pelt. We attended the press conference to see how the Dutch retailer has adapted its store concept to the Belgian market. “A wide range and low prices” On 6 November 2019, Jumbo opened its first store in Belgium. The retailer said the store was a Dutch supermarket, but with a Flemish twist. The 2,000 sq. m store co...
17 September 2019
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as retailers Jumbo and Picnic develop new online and digital initiatives. Jumbo to launch digital loyalty programme At the Food Retail Event conference in Tiel, CFO Ton van Veen announced that Jumbo will launch a digital loyalty programme before the end of the year. The retailer hopes to strengthen its digital customer relationship by collect...
24 July 2019
We’ve witnessed a wave of interest in the retailing and food-to-go landscape of the Netherlands over the past year, with Amsterdam rating behind only London as our most popular safari destination. Ahead of our next   Amsterdam safari on 26 September, we explore some of the learnings that our groups have taken from their visits. Leading retailers are expanding their food-to-go horizons and opp...