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Ahold Delhaize USA

Retail Business Services to launch ScanIt Mobile technology

Retail Business Services to launch ScanIt Mobile technology

QUINCY, MASS. – Retail Business Services, a subsidiary of Ahold Delhaize USA, on Thursday said implementation of its ScanIt Mobile solution for frictionless checkout is on track to reach 30 grocery stores by year’s end. The ScanIt Mobile technology was developed in Retail Business Services’ innovation lab and tech hub and is now in use

Ahold Delhaize USA opens fresh foods facility

Ahold Delhaize USA opens fresh foods facility

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. – Ahold Delhaize USA on Wednesday announced the opening of its fresh foods processing facility, which has begun preparing salads, sandwiches, wraps and other items for the deli and grab-and-go sections of its supermarkets. Production of cut fruits and vegetables is slated to begin next year. “We’re proud to officially open our doors

Ahold Delhaize USA commits to sustainability

Ahold Delhaize USA commits to sustainability

SALISBURY, N.C. — Ahold Delhaize USA has made a new commitment to making its products and packaging more sustainable. The company said Thursday that each of its local brands — including Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, Hannaford, Peapod and Stop & Shop — has adopted a new policy regarding the chemicals used in products and

New chapter written by GIANT

PHILADELPHIA — GIANT Food Stores has opened its second GIANT Heirloom Market in Philadelphia. Separately, the retailer announced that it is piloting an enhancement to its Gas Extra Rewards program that offers customers new ways to save money and earn rewards. The store opening, on Chestnut Street in the Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, is one

Food Lion ups ante in Charlottesville

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion has completed the upgrade of its 23 stores in the greater Charlottesville-Harrisonburg, Va., market, marking the event with grand reopenings in 14 towns and cities throughout the area on July 31. The $40 million investment, part of parent company Ahold Delhaize USA’s “Easy, Fresh and Affordable” program to enhance Food

Ahold Delhaize to tap AI in push for fresher food

Ahold Delhaize to tap AI in push for fresher food

SALISBURY, N.C. — Ahold Delhaize USA said Wednesday that it plans to expand its use of a forecasting and replenishment solution proven to get perishables and other merchandise to stores faster. The solution delivers integrated end-to-end forecasting and replenishment for fresh food and center store products using a flexible rules engine, which enables each of

GIANT Food gets okay to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

GIANT Food gets okay to buy Shop ‘n Save stores

CARLISLE, Pa., — GIANT Food Stores said Monday that its planned acquisition of five Shop ‘n Save stores has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission. GIANT Food, a unit of Ahold Delhaize USA, agreed to buy the stores from United Natural Foods Inc.’s Supervalu subsidiary on November 6. The stores involved in the sale are:

Stop & Shop to test self-driving mobile stores

Stop & Shop to test self-driving mobile stores

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize USA’s Stop & Shop chain said on Wednesday that it will begin deploying driverless grocery vehicles this spring in the Greater Boston area. Unlike the self-driving delivery vehicles being tested by other retailers, which are designed to bring people’s pre-selected online orders to their homes, the ones being tested by Stop