Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize sees continued growth in Q1

Ahold Delhaize sees continued growth in Q1

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize showed continued growth against tough comparisons in the first quarter. Net sales were €18.3 billion ($22.1 billion), up 5.8% at constant exchange rates. Comparable sales excluding gas grew 1.7%, and were up 15.5% compared to 2019. Online sales were up 188.3%, driven in part by the acquisition of Fresh

Ahold Delhaize posts sales gains in Q4

Ahold Delhaize posts sales gains in Q4

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported that its global net sales rose by nearly 13% to 19.6 billion euros ($23.7 billion) in the fourth quarter, fueled by strong online and comparable store sales gains. “We are pleased with the underlying Q4 performance in both the U.S. and Europe,” Ahold Delhaize president and CEO Frans

Ahold Delhaize pilots e-commerce fulfillment center

Ahold Delhaize pilots e-commerce fulfillment center

QUINCY, Mass. – Ahold Delhaize is launching a micro-fulfillment technology pilot with its Peapod Digital Labs and GIANT Co. units in the Philadelphia market, the company said Tuesday. Part of an e-commerce fulfillment center (EFC), the pilot leverages Swisslog’s solution which includes AutoStore technology empowered by Swisslog’s SynQ software, as well as Peapod Digital Labs’

GIANT adding new store in Philadelphia

GIANT adding new store in Philadelphia

CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. will expand its footprint in Philadelphia, adding a new store in the northeastern part of the city. The retailer said Tuesday that construction is slated to start in late March on the 67,000-square-foot store, which will be located at 2201 Cottman Avenue at the corner of Bustleton Avenue. The

Ahold Delhaize completes Fresh Direct deal

Ahold Delhaize completes Fresh Direct deal

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands – Ahold Delhaize closed its acquisition of a majority stake in the New York City-based online grocer FreshDirect after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission okayed the deal. Under the deal, announced on November 18, Ahold Delhaize acquires the majority share of Fresh Direct, and Centerbridge Partners is a minority equity investor with

Ahold Delhaize to acquire Fresh Direct

Ahold Delhaize to acquire Fresh Direct

NEW YORK — Ahold Delhaize has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the online grocer FreshDirect, the company said Wednesday. Ahold Delhaize will acquire the majority share, funded by cash on hand, and Centerbridge Partners will be a minority equity investor with a 20% stake. After the deal closes, FreshDirect

Ahold Delhaize sales surge in Q3

Ahold Delhaize sales surge in Q3

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands – Ahold Delhaize posted net sales of €17.8 billion (about $20.9 billion) in the third quarter. That is an increase of 6.8%, or 10.1% at constant exchange rates. Comparable sales growth (excluding gas) was up 12.4% in the United States and 7.5% in Europe, the company said Wednesday. Net consumer online sales

Ahold Delhaize to promote healthier food

Ahold Delhaize to promote healthier food

LANDOVER, Md. – With the goal of selling more healthy food, Ahold Delhaize USA is working with the nonprofit Partnership for a Healthier America on an initiative to get more nutritious food into shoppers’ baskets. The partners on October 7 unveiled a commitment to increase healthier food sales and disclose the percentage of healthy food

Ahold Delhaize views trust as differentiator

Ahold Delhaize views trust as differentiator

The trust stemming from Ahold Delhaize’s effective response to the coronavirus pandemic (which was examined in this space in the last issue of MMR), together with its long-standing commitment to delivering a comprehensive omnichannel experience, bodes well for the company as it looks to a post-COVID world. “We strongly believe in the combination, under the

Ahold Delhaize ups game during COVID

Ahold Delhaize ups game during COVID

The impact on retailers of the COVID-19 pandemic has varied considerably, even among sellers of essential products. Ahold Delhaize is one of the companies that, in the words of president and chief executive officer Frans Muller, has managed to “translate this unprecedented demand … into outstanding results.” Speaking after the release of Ahold Delhaize’s second

Ahold Delhaize sales rise 17.1% in Q2

Ahold Delhaize sales rise 17.1% in Q2

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize posted net sales of €19.1 billion ($22.71 billion) in the second quarter. That is an increase of 17.1%, or 15.9% at constant exchange rates. Comparable sales growth (excluding gas) was up 20.6% in the United States and 10.2% in Europe. The company saw net consumer online sales increase by

Stop & Shop drops King Kullen acquisition

Stop & Shop drops King Kullen acquisition

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Ahold Delhaize said Wednesday that its Stop & Shop division’s planned acquisition of King Kullen Grocer Co. is off. A joint decision was made to terminate the acquisition deal because an agreement about terms of the deal could not be reached, Ahold Delhaize said in a statement. The initial announcement of the proposed merger

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