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
QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop is now offering flu shots at its more than 250 pharmacy locations across the Northeast, the retailer said on Thursday. Stop & Shop is taking extensive health and safety precautions at its pharmacies and has secured additional stock of the flu vaccine, anticipating higher demand as a result of
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
QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop announced earlier this month that it will power 40 of its stores in Massachusetts and New York with Bloom Energy Servers. The servers are said to provide clean, reliable, 24/7 electricity in an AlwaysON Microgrid configuration that will continue to power each store in the event of a grid
ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported that online sales gains and a solid performance in U.S. stores helped drive increased sales for the third quarter. “We saw a strong overall performance at our U.S. brands, particularly at Food Lion and Hannaford,” Ahold Delhaize president and chief executive officer Frans Muller said in a statement.
SALISBURY, N.C. — Ahold Delhaize USA has made a new commitment to making its products and packaging more sustainable. The company said Thursday that each of its local brands — including Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, Hannaford, Peapod and Stop & Shop — has adopted a new policy regarding the chemicals used in products and
QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop has given a new look to 21 stores on Long Island, N.Y. The new look comes with a $133 million capital investment to improve the in-store experience for local customers, with a focus on delivering more fresh, healthy, and convenient options, plus lower prices on items throughout the store.
QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize USA announced that Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan is leaving the company later this year and will be succeeded by Gordon Reid, president of the Giant Food banner. Reid will take the reins at Stop & Shop in late July. Ahold Delhaize said McGowan agreed to stay on to
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
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
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
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