After the departure of operational director Dieter De Waegeneer, Delhaize will change the structure of its executive committee: three new positions have been added.
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After strikes broke out earlier this year in Belgium at Lidl, Aldi and Carrefour Groupe Mestdagh, some Delhaize and Albert Heijn stores also remained closed on Monday. The high workload and the impact of corona lead to tensions.
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Delhaize is continuing its expansion in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. After opening a new store in the canton of Capellen at the beginning of this month, the retailer is planning to open two more branches by 2022.
Delhaize and meal supplier Tastyoo are expanding their existing cooperation. At the Delhaize branch in Roodebeek, both partners are launching their very first hot takeaway service.
Ahold Delhaize wants its local brands in the Benelux to strengthen each other better, to make online food sales profitable in the long run. The question arises: what should such cooperation look like concretely?
The line-up for RetailDetail Night on 25 November is now complete. The retail industry's end-of-year event will have a packed and very varied programme.
Peas, soya and chickpeas are the basic ingredients of many vegetarian alternatives to meat. But the global harvests of these raw materials are significantly disappointing this year. And that will be felt in the prices of veggie burgers and other similar products.
Two Belgian food chains, healthy restaurant chain Foodmaker and supermarket chain Delhaize, have opened their first common restaurant in Brussels, the first in a series of ten planned openings in the next two years.
For the first time, an existing Delhaize supermarket is turned into one of its sister chain Albert Heijn. The beginning of a trend, or a solitary case? The latter, the Belgian retailer says decidedly.
Supermarkets were one of the few sectors to benefit from the Covid crisis. However, now that the worst of the pandemic seems to be behind us, an old problem is resurfacing: it is becoming increasingly difficult to find qualified staff. A survey by RetailDetail shows that the war for talent is on again.
Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize is launching a subscription service that allows companies to offer their employees a discount on healthy food products.
Franchisers of Belgian retailer Delhaize threaten to sue their franchisee as its logistical problems continue. Deliveries remain problematic, fuelling franchisers' frustrations.
Despite a decreasing market share, Colruyt believes in a relaunch post-corona. The increasing cooperation between Albert Heijn and Delhaize hardly affects the Belgian market leader. CEO Jef Colruyt does not comment about a possible merger with Jumbo.
Thanks to a partnership with Delhaize, Foodmaker is finding the means to open new restaurants quickly: not only in cities but also in corporate settings. "You don't help your employees by offering them chips. You help them with healthy food."
Delhaize and Foodmaker are structuring their partnership: the supermarket chain will become the exclusive "main franchisee" of the Foodmaker restaurant concept in Belgium and Luxembourg and will be responsible for further developing the network.
Colruyt remains the cheapest supermarket in Belgium. The duel against Albert Heijn causes prices to drop further in Flanders. Carrefour opts for a remarkable multi-track policy in its price strategy.