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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

Stop & Shop to acquire King Kullen

Stop & Shop to acquire King Kullen

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Ahold Delhaize said Friday that Stop & Shop, its largest banner in the United States, has agreed to acquire King Kullen Grocery Co. The agreement includes King Kullen’s 32 supermarkets, five Wild by Nature stores and the use of its corporate offices located in Bethpage, N.Y. “This transaction underscores our commitment to

Ahold looks to grow U.S. biz

AMSTERDAM — Dutch-Belgian supermarket group Ahold Delhaize, the owner of Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food Stores and Hannaford, is looking for acquisitions in the United States, its chief executive announced in a Dutch newspaper report. The comments in Dutch newspaper Financieele Dagblad signal a potential strategy shift for Ahold under chief executive officer

Ahold Delhaize posts strong 3Q results

Ahold Delhaize posts strong 3Q results

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported group sales of €15.8 billion ($18.1 billion) for the third quarter, up 3.6% over the comparable prior year period. Net income was up 26.7% (26% at constant exchange rates) to €459 billion ($525.6 billion). “I’m pleased with these results, as we delivered strong sales and earnings growth, which

Ahold USA rolls out digital tools for shoppers

Ahold USA rolls out digital tools for shoppers

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA’s banners are seeking to leverage new digital programs to connect with shoppers both in its stores and online. The digital growth strategies are being rolled out at the Stop & Shop, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, and Peapod banners, include significant investments in new digital tools, the company said. Those tools include

Stop & Shop taps Wilkinson as bfresh lead

Stop & Shop taps Wilkinson as bfresh lead

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop has appointed Dean Wilkinson bfresh lead at its Fresh Formats LLC division, effective March 1. “Dean brings years of retail operational experience, and he will be a valuable resource as we develop new and innovative format opportunities,” said Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan.  “We are proud of the

Ahold Delhaize consolidates Stop & Shop units

Ahold Delhaize consolidates Stop & Shop units

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold USA and Delhaize America announced plans to consolidate the two Stop & Shop divisions — Stop & Shop New York Metro and Stop & Shop New England — into a single organization. The move, announced on Monday, is the latest in an ongoing effort to unite and streamline the U.S. operations