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Ahold Delhaize

Mission accomplished, Boer steps down

Mission accomplished, Boer steps down

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Seven years ago, as the newly appointed chief executive officer of Royal Ahold, Dick Boer was focused on implementation of Reshaping Retail, a strategy designed to enable the company to better meet consumers’ changing needs with supermarkets and small-format and specialty stores, as well as an emerging array of omnichannel capabilities. Reshaping

Muller to take reins

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Dick Boer, chief executive officer of Ahold Delhaize, will retire July 1. He will be succeeded by Frans Muller, who currently is deputy CEO and chief integration officer. Together, the two executives were co-architects of the merger of the two international grocers in 2016. “We thank Dick for his leadership and dedication

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),

Ahold Delhaize results top expectations

Ahold Delhaize results top expectations

AMSTERDAM — Ahold Delhaize’s third quarter results beat analyst expectations, as the company reported sales and earnings gains. “We reported a strong financial performance again this quarter as margins increased significantly, driven by synergies while savings from our “save for our customers” programs are continuously being reinvested in the business,” Ahold Delhaize chief executive officer

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

NEW YORK — Food and drug retailer Ahold Delhaize plans to implement IRI’s sales and supply chain analytics platform for its Ahold USA and Delhaize America brands. Under a long-term agreement announced Tuesday, IRI will leverage its IRI Liquid Data platform to provide integrated point-of-sale (POS), frequent shopper program and supply chain data for Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize delivers on Better Together strategy

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — A year after the merger that brought Ahold Delhaize into being, the company shows every sign of delivering on the promise that led to the deal. Strong second quarter results, released last month, reflect an organization that is effectively leveraging its newfound scale to operate more efficiently, develop synergies and capitalize on

Ahold Delhaize profits rise in second quarter

Ahold Delhaize profits rise in second quarter

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported Wednesday that its second-quarter net profit rose 68%, driven by improved sales and higher margins. “Sales improved across the board,” CEO Dick Boer said in a statement. “And the group underlying operating margin increased by 30 basis points to 3.9% as merger synergy savings continued to track ahead

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