NEW YORK — Ahold Delhaize USA is selling its FreshDirect online grocery business to Getir, the world’s first ultrafast grocery delivery service. “With this decision, we will increase our focus on omnichannel — our biggest growth opportunity,” said JJ Fleeman, Ahold Delhaize USA’s chief executive officer. “This was a difficult decision, especially given FreshDirect’s rich
NEW YORK – Ahold Delhaize USA has reached a deal to sell its FreshDirect online grocery business to Getir, a pioneer in ultrafast grocery delivery. Ahold Delhaize said Wednesday that it decided to sell the online grocer in order to concentrate on its omnichannel businesses. “This was a difficult decision, especially given FreshDirect’s rich history
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
NEW YORK — Online grocer FreshDirect announced its first round of expansion since it moved its headquarters last year from the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City to a new campus in the South Bronx, which includes a 400,000-square-foot distribution and manufacturing complex designed to foster innovation. The company this month said it was extending
NEW YORK — Online grocer FreshDirect announced that chairman and chief executive officer Jason Ackerman has stepped down, nearly two decades after helping to establish the company. Cofounder David McInerney has agreed to move into the corner office and will take a seat on the board, the company said in a statement earlier this month.