Picnic news

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...
10 September 2019
We bring you the latest online developments from the German market. Rewe launches same-day delivery Rewe has introduced same-day delivery in eight major cities across Germany including Berlin, Cologne and Frankfurt. Shoppers can place an order on the Rewe.de website or app by 1pm and choose a delivery slot from 5pm the same evening. The same-day delivery will not be charged at a higher rate...
28 June 2019
We look at four recent developments rolled out by Dutch online supermarket Picnic, as it responds to the demands of its customers. Launching new app Following months of testing, Picnic has launched a new app enabling customers to order groceries and request delivery free of charge. The app is designed to help customers find their desired products more efficiently, through smarter navigation...
28 June 2019
As Edeka increases its stake in Picnic Germany and Edeka Nord announces its 2018 results, we round up news from the cooperative. Edeka increases stake in Picnic Germany Edeka Rhein-Ruhr, according to reports in Startup Detector, has raised its stake in Picnic Germany to 35%, from the 20% stake it held previously. Picnic continues to invest in expansion and its operations more widely, as it ...
31 January 2019
We look at three online developments from Albert Heijn, Jumbo City and Picnic. Albert Heijn to open fifth online fulfilment centre… Albert Heijn will open its fifth online fulfilment centre in Amsterdam, later this year. It will support the growth of its online store, ah.nl, especially in terms of home delivery. The centre will be able to process 40,000 orders every week. Philip Padberg,...
18 October 2018
As locally-based Rewe and Netherlands-based online specialist Picnic announce plans to expand in the country, Globus invests in digitalisation and plans expansion of its own. Rewe to invest €1.6bn Rewe plans to invest €1.6bn to expand and modernise its store network. The retailer will open or relocate 300 Rewe and Penny stores in the country, with €1.0bn of the investment. Rewe also intends...
08 March 2018
We share the latest developments from the Netherlands as Jumbo and Coop acquire Emté supermarkets, Poiesz buys the Van Smaak meal delivery service and Picnic partners with Wehkamp. Jumbo and Coop acquire Emté supermarkets… Following speculation about the future of the Emté supermarket business, parent company Sligro Food Group has sold the chain to Jumbo and Coop Netherlands. The deal, whic...
15 February 2018
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands with new appointments at Action and Jumbo. Meanwhile, Amsterdam remains in focus with Picnic starting deliveries and Jumbo opening new Jumbo City stores. In other news, Jumbo is promoting healthy eating, while the country prepares to run its first National Week Without Meat event. Action streamlines management team, appointing new Commercial Dir...
29 November 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands as Albert Heijn gets set for Christmas online and Picnic, Poiesz and DekaMarkt invest in their own online services. In other news, Lidl has opened its largest store. Albert Heijn gets set for Christmas online... Albert Heijn is expecting a record number of online grocery orders over the Christmas period, with many people expected to order onl...
16 October 2017
We round up the latest news from the Netherlands. This focuses on online and digital developments, new private label ranges, changes at the top and a charitable promotion. Albert Heijn adds Siri capability with voice-enabled shopping lists  Albert Heijn shoppers can now create and edit voice-enabled shopping lists through the Siri and the retailer’s app. A press release from Albert Heijn hi...