Wouter Kolk, European chief executive of Ahold Delhaize, wants to achieve more as a group: Albert Heijn, Delhaize and bol.com need to team up if they wish to remain competitive, according to the CEO.
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Albert Heijn is no longer just a supermarket chain, but a "food technology company". As far as chief executive Marit van Egmond is concerned, digitisation can go even faster: goodbye tills and hello far-reaching personalisation.
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The end of voice commerce at Albert Heijn: the supermarket chain has discontinued its app for Google Assistant. The test was unsuccessful and will not be continued. However, Belgian competitor Colruyt will continue with the speech technology.
For Ahold Delhaize, these are exciting times in the important US market: the presidential elections put pressure on the retail sector. CEO Frans Muller hopes to see a leader emerge as soon as possible.
Supermarket group Ahold Delhaize experienced strong growth again last quarter thanks to the corona crisis. Online sales are thriving: the retailer is announcing investments to significantly increase its e-commerce capacity.
Since a few weeks, Colruyt reacts to price cuts at Albert Heijn in all its Flemish supermarkets, and no longer regionally. A logical consequence of the expansion policy of the Dutch chain, says the market leader.
Albert Heijn will be expanding its range of vegetarian and vegan products significantly this autumn. The Dutch supermarket chain is thus responding to the increasing demand for plant-based products.
Despite higher costs due the coronary pandemic, Colruyt Group expects to make at least as much profit this financial year as last year. This was stated by the retailer at its General Meeting.
With the new AH Compact app, Albert Heijn specifically targets single and two-person households: the minimum amount is lower, the range is smaller, delivery is free.
Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn is expanding home deliveries of online orders to Belgium, nine years after opening its first store there and just a day after launching its Belgian app. The expansion starts in nine municipalities in the Antwerp region.
A few years after expanding to Belgium, Dutch chain Albert Heijn has now also launched its app in Belgium, showing customers recipes and discounts.
The coronavirus crisis is causing major shifts in the catering and food service market. While many traditional restaurants are closing, 'dark kitchens' are booming. The future is theirs, and here is why.
Ahold Delhaize had already released its financial results a fortnight ago, but now the Dutch retail group has also published its full annual report. We shed some light on a few remarkable figures.
Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn is to expand its home delivery service to Belgium in the next few months. The Antwerp region will be the first to trial the expanded service, but the retailer already looks further...
In the difficult Belgian market, Delhaize is struggling to grow but manages to increase its market share. Ahold Delhaize CEO Frans Muller has reservations about the increasing competition, saying "This can not go on."
Ahold Delhaize ended 2019 on a high: sales and profit increased slightly more than expected, and online sales grew by more than 30 %. Dutch Albert Heijn and Belgian Delhaize both gained market share, American growth came mostly from online.