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Ahold Delhaize USA

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

Ahold Delhaize USA to create digital, e-commerce unit

Ahold Delhaize USA to create digital, e-commerce unit

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize USA is creating a new division for its digital and e-commerce efforts. Peapod Digital Labs, which is expected to be fully operational by year end, will oversee the company’s Peapod online grocery retail operation, while serving as an innovation lab for the company’s other divisions. Ahold Delhaize USA has tapped JJ

CEO named for Ahold Delhaize USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize recently announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA. Effective January 1, Ahold Delhaize USA will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, the company said, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and Peapod, as well as Retail Business Services (RBS),

Ahold Delhaize creates new U.S. unit

Ahold Delhaize creates new U.S. unit

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize recently announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA. Effective January 1, Ahold Delhaize USA will be the parent company for all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, the company said, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and Peapod, as well as Retail Business Services (RBS),