Ahold Delhaize

  1. Channel: Grocery
CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. has named Jennifer Heinzen Krueger vice president of team experience, effective May 30. Krueger replaces Matt Lutcavage, who is leaving for a new opportunity outside of the company. In her new role, Krueger will lead GIANT’s human resources team, which the company says is focused on fostering a culture […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize said its global retail portfolio reported sales growth of 8.3% in its first quarter as food-at-home consumption continued to prove resilient. Sales benefited from recent store acquisitions as well as favorable currency rates; at constant exchange rates, net sales increased 3.6% in the period to April 3. Net sales at […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Natalie Knight, chief financial officer of Ahold Delhaize, tells this week’s Video Forum what lies behind the supermarket operator’s solid first quarter results and continued market share gains. In addition, she discusses the progress Ahold Delhaize has made in implementing its long-term strategic plan, despite ongoing turmoil in the marketplace; challenges for consumers and businesses […]
  1. Department & Category
  Looking for success clues restaurants continue to evolve in foodservice most completive space the Grocerant Niche. That space is wide open it is not dominated by Restaurants, Convenience Stores, Grocery Stores, Drug Stores, or Dollar stores according to Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson; who stated “retail foodservice is now about […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Newsweek is out with a list, generated by BrandSpark International, of the “most trusted grocery stores as voted by American shoppers. BrandSpark surveyed 3200 Americans to capture their real opinions of what grocery store brands they trust the most.” The national top four:  Walmart, Kroger, Aldi, and Meijer. The northeast top four:  ShopRite, Walmart, Aldi, […]
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Third-party marketplaces have emerged as one of the biggest growth opportunities for retailers this year, with companies from Macy’s and Bed Bath & Beyond to Giant Food and Michaels launching marketplaces (or announcing plans to do so) in the last six months alone. Albertson’s will soon join that mix as well, and the company’s Senior […]
  1. Department: Food
  Food Marketing professionals never take a break, and they are always looking a customer ahead.  Global CPG retailer Unilever is actively targeting Generation Alpha.  So just who is Generation Alpha?  They are the children of Generation Y, and often the younger siblings of Generation A.  More that 2.5 million are born globally ever week.  […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As part of a series of interviews with those who made it on to the RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List, we discuss rapid grocery delivery services and why the metaverse is a game changer with Brittain Ladd, a former Amazon exec and supply chain consultant. RTIH: What does recognition as a retail tech […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Dive Brief: Ahold Delhaize reported strong first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, with U.S. comparable store sales up 3.3% excluding gas and net sales up 5.8% at constant exchange rates, to 12.2 billion euros ($12.7 billion). The company disclosed that its Stop & Shop banner’s market share slipped 1.1 percentage points between Q4 2019 and Q4 2021. Food Lion, […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Continuing a shift toward self-distribution, Ahold Delhaize USA has integrated a distribution center in York, Pa., into its self-managed network. ADUSA Supply Chain, the grocery retailer’s distribution and logistics arm, said Monday that the addition of the automated York DC — now the largest in the network — brings total number of self-managed facilities to […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
PRINCETON, N.J. – Market Performance Group is launching its first-ever Diverse Supplier Development Program, a newly created Accelerator program designed to provide pro-bono support for selected diverse suppliers and entrepreneurs as they prepare to engage and sell their products in digital and traditional retail channels. This event comes on the heels of a successful virtual […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his stand out ‘future of retail’ systems deployments from last month, including NFT collections, checkout-free stores, and TikTok shopping events.  Wakefern Food Corp. Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer owned cooperative in the US, has announced a pilot with Simbe Robotics to deploy its business intelligence solution, Tally, at […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The past few years have been full of uncertainty. In my practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I’ve noticed that many of my patients have reprioritized their health with a commitment to promoting long-term habits and lifestyles.   In the early days of the pandemic, our behaviors changed in an instant – some of us had […]
  1. Department: HBC
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Kadenwood said Wednesday it has achieved a new retail distribution milestone with products available in over 22,000 stores. Leveraging Kadenwood executives’ years of experience in retail strategy, the company’s retail distribution has far exceeded many industry players in a significantly reduced amount of time. Having only been founded in 2019, Kadenwood […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Got the following email from an MNB reader about our continuing coverage and commentary about labor issues facing retailers: The dynamics in today’s labor world are certainly interesting, especially the unionization movement. Along with that is the focus on CEO compensation, specifically how it dwarfs basic employee compensation. In the CNBC piece you mentioned, the […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Thirty percent of Hannaford Supermarkets’ current electricity usage in its operations comes from renewable sources. The Ahold Delhaize division is looking to reach 100 percent by the end of 2024. “Doing what’s right for our business includes doing what’s right for our associates, community and our planet. Powering Hannaford with 100 percent renewable energy sources […]
  1. Associates & Employees
•  From the Los Angeles Times: “Whipsawed by the pandemic, spurred by fury over wage stagnation and alarmed by inflation, Southern California’s unionized grocery workers gained their biggest pay raises in decades Thursday as they ratified a new contract with the region’s largest food chains. “The three-year contract’s overwhelming approval, by 87%, followed strike authorization […]
  1. Department & Category
FMI—The Food Industry Association yesterday announced its 2022  Store Manager Awards finalists, chosen, FMI said, “for their spirited aptitude for team development and store leadership. Their high-level business acumen and passion for people management led to record financial growth, heightened customer satisfaction, energized, purpose-driven employees, innovative in-store programs, and impactful community investments.” The finalists are: • Category […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Yesterday we reported that Kroger announced that its Dallas division s launching Kroger Restaurant Supply there, which it says will offer “an alternative to ordering in large quantities that have highly variable pricing and require deliveries on a set schedule. This service offers competitive wholesale pricing, opportunities to purchase items by the case or unit […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Last month, we reported that Iceland was rolling out its Swift c-store format, and had decided upon London as the next location. Launched as a single store pilot in Newcastle last year, Swift will extend to four more stores in London over the next few months, with the first one located in Wembley and a second […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Unilever has partnered with Perch to launch an in-store product engagement platform at Giant Food supermarkets in the Washington DC area. Interactive end caps in the beauty section incorporate a digital screen that automatically senses what products shoppers touch to respond with videos and information, without having to scan a QR code, touch a screen, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
PHILADELPHIA — Beginning Monday, people with Medicare Part B can visit any Rite Aid  location and receive up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests every month at no cost. Heyward Donigan As part of the Medicare COVID-19 Over-the-Counter Test Initiative, people covered by Medicare Part B can bring their red, white, and blue Medicare card to any […]

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of […]
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