Ahold Delhaize

  1. Shopper & Customer
“When we talk about omnichannel native, what we try to think about is a seamless path for the consumer. “ — Stewart Samuel, Director of Retail Futures, IGD The pandemic fundamentally changed how we shop, with many people becoming accustomed to online and omnichannel shopping. Rather than eradicate shoppers’ interest in physical stores, though, this […]
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Got the following email regarding my conversation with ReposiTrak’s Randy Fields and Dr. Benjamin Miller, executive vice president of regulatory and scientific affairs of The Acheson Group (TAG): Thank you for presenting the discussion about the FDA’s new traceability requirements.  People in our industry are simply not aware of the impending, major disruption in logistics […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
I talked yesterday about my enthusiasm for the Amazon One biometric payment system being used at Whole Foods, but suggested that they’ve done a lousy job of marketing it. MNB reader Roland Figueredo responded: Totally agree with you here, there needs to be better marketing for this type of service.  Some type of signage, QR […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
dunnhumby has released a special edition of the dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), this one “designed to determine which retailers in the $1 trillion U.S. grocery market personalize the shopping experience best for their customers.” The winner is:  Amazon. H-E-B and Kroger came in second and third. According to the report, “These three retailers are […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Regarding Ahold Delhaize’s decision to sell FreshDirect to Getir less than three years after acquiring it, one MNB reader wrote: I guess Ahold didn’t learn the lesson on warehouse to home delivery from their Peapod experience. The Fresh Direct purchase made sense in NYC where Stop&Shop had limited penetration compared to Philadelphia where Giant was […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Ahold Delhaize USA announced this morning that it is selling the FreshDirect e-grocery business in which it acquired an 80 percent stake less than three years ago. The buyer is Getir, a Turkish e-commerce company that largely operates in Europe, but does have so-called instant delivery operations in Chicago, New York and Boston, where it […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize chief legal officer and chief sustainability officer Jan Ernst de Groot plans to retire from those posts effective May 31, the company said. Following Ernst’s decision, the company has decided to create a dedicated role for Sustainability in the Executive Committee. Linn Evans, currently Chief Legal Officer and General […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
It’s women’s month on the CPGGGUYS. Every year in November we feature only female executives, startup founders and leaders from CPG brands and retail on the podcast. This is episode one for the cpg guys women’s month 2023. We’re happy to be formal sponsors of NextUp whose mission is to advance all women in business. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
HARRISBURG, Pa. – GIANT Co. is supporting National Farmers Day by donating $20,000 to support agriculture education programs that will empower future generations of food and agriculture leaders, the retailer said on Thursday. Partnering with the Pennsylvania FFA Foundation, Maryland FFA Association, Virginia FFA Foundation, and West Virginia FFA Association, the company will support more […]
  1. Department: Food
    [[“value”:” The Giant Company announced today that it has named Rebecca Lupfer chief financial officer and Dave Lessard senior vice president of operations, customer experience, and perishable distribution. Both will report directly to The Giant Company’s president, John Ruane. Both appointments are effective Monday, Oct. 16.  In her new role, Lupfer will lead the finance, […]
  1. Retailer Media
The retail media network (RMN) industry is undergoing a remarkable transformation. Analysts estimate that global digital retail media ad spending is on the rise, set to soar from $98 billion in 2021 to a staggering $133 billion by 2024, reflecting a CAGR of ~10.7 percent. The increased use of digital channels by consumers during the […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” The new store, in Scarborough, Maine, is the town’s second Hannaford Hannaford Supermarkets has opened a new store in Scarborough, Maine — the town’s second. The 58,000-square-foot store has grab-and-go meals; a hot and cold foods bar; Hannaford To Go grocery pickup and delivery; nearly 20 self-checkout registers; and a full-service […]
  1. Associates & Employees
According to a recent survey, Dollar General workers have trouble when it comes to obtaining paid sick leave, reports Bloomberg. The Harvard Shift Project conducted the study, which looked specifically at the access service workers have to paid sick leave. The study found that a little less than half of them (49%) do not get […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
    [[“value”:” Stop & Shop has begun testing new in-store kiosks aimed as consumers who are “digital hesitant,” a spokesperson for the chain told Supermarket News. The new kiosks, dubbed Savings Stations, “provide a convenient way for customers, particularly non-digital shoppers, to activate and load their digital coupons on their card while shopping in-store,” […]
  1. Department: Food
SN recently spoke with Ali Pugliese, VP of merchandising strategy, FreshDirect, about trends in fresh categories at the online retailer, a New York-based division of Ahold Delhaize U.S. Supermarket News: The overall trend in many fresh categories has been higher dollar sales, but a decline in units. How has that trend played out in the […]
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The National Retail Federation (NRF) has updated a report that had attributed “nearly half” of 2021’s $94.5 billion in retail shrink to organized retail crime, saying the data point was part of two-year-old testimony to a U.S. Senate committee by Ben Dugan, former President of the Organized Retail Crime Resource Center. The NRF report was […]