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Video Forum: JJ Fleeman, Ahold Delhaize USA

Video Forum: JJ Fleeman, Ahold Delhaize USA

In this week’s Video Forum, JJ Fleeman, recently named chief executive officer at Ahold Delhaize USA, talks about the strengths of the organization and its prospects in the highly competitive grocery sector. Fleeman also discusses his previous assignment as president of Peapod Digital Labs, Ahold Delhaize’s technology arm; the company’s commitment to omnichannel retailing; and

Holt to retire as CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA

Holt to retire as CEO of Ahold Delhaize USA

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize announced today that Kevin Holt, chief executive at Ahold Delhaize USA, will retire in April, when his term on the company’s management board expires. Holt will be succeeded as CEO and as a board member by JJ Fleeman, president of the retailer’s Peapod Digital Labs unit. Holt will remain

Ahold Delhaize building an in-house retail media business

Ahold Delhaize building an in-house retail media business

CHICAGO, IL – Peapod Digital Labs, the digital, e-commerce and commercial company of Ahold Delhaize USA, on Wednesday announced plans to grow its media network – AD Retail Media – by building an end-to-end, in-house retail media business. AD Retail Media will harness Ahold Delhaize USA brands’ market presence and close customer connections to help

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’

Ahold Delhaize to cut Peapod’s Midwest Business

Ahold Delhaize to cut Peapod’s Midwest Business

QUINCY, Mass. – Ahold Delhaize USA plans to discontinue its Peapod online grocery business in the Midwest, eliminating the delivery service in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. The retailer, which acquired Peapod in 2000, will focus instead on expanding its omnichannel capabilities in the East Coast markets it also serves with brick-and-mortar stores. “This was a