Ahold Delhaize

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Ahold Delhaize-owned Food Lion announced that it is collaborating with Novant Health “to launch a food pharmacy pilot program at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC … The pilot program provides qualified participants access to nutritious food and encourages them to make healthy lifestyle choices to achieve sustained health. Throughout the […]
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CHICAGO –– H-E-B has regained the leadership position in the sixth annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), an examination of the U.S. grocery market released today by data science firm dunnhumby. Costco Wholesale holds the second position in this year’s index, followed by Amazon. Wegmans held the fourth position for the third consecutive year. Rounding […]
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SALISBURY, N.C. —  Food Lion and Novant Health are collaborating to launch a food pharmacy pilot program at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. A leading omnichannel retailer serving towns and cities across 10 states, Food Lion is committed to nourishing neighbors and families, setting them up for success in life. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The CPG Guys speak with Bobby Watts, Vice President of AD Retail Media at Peapod Digital Labs, a division of Ahold Delhaize, one of the world’s largest grocery retailers. Follow Bobby Watts on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobby-watts-48571b74Contact Bobb Watts at: [email protected] Peapod Digital Labs on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/peapoddigitallabs/Follow Peapod Digital Labs online at: http://peapoddigitallabs.com Bobby answers […]
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ORLANDO – FMI – The Food Industry Association announced on Monday its 2023 board of directors elected at the association’s annual Midwinter Executive Conference in Orlando. The new slate will guide the implementation of FMI’s 2023-approved strategic plan during a time of rapidly evolving industry challenges and opportunities and reflects the breadth of the product […]
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  Bojangles new brand messaging with a real kick! In an effort to drive brand awareness, brand relevance, and internet buzz all with edifying the Bojanglesbrand with some new electricity, according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. So, that’s why Bojangles and Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) have partnered to brew […]
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It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including H-E-B, AutoStore, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat, Wakefern Food Corp., and Trigo. 1. H-E-B taps AutoStore tech for ‘world’s most […]
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One of the most persistent trends of the last 30 years of CPG marketing has been SKU (Stock-Keeping Unit) proliferation – the addition of more products and a variety of products based on changes to the market, such as adding several new flavors of a top-selling beverage. However, this trend is coming to an end.  […]
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A series of immersive meetings in Food Lion stores have helped IT technology leaders at RBS gain a first-hand understanding of associates’ technology experiences at the retail level. Born out of a conversation between Food Lion President Meg Ham and RBS’s Rom Kosla, EVP, Information Technology and
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ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize today announced that chief financial officer Natalie Knight is leaving the company to pursue another career opportunity. A search for a successor has begun, the company said. Knight joined Ahold Delhaize as executive vice president, finance, in 2020 after more than four years as chief financial officer at European […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Ahold Delhaize-owned e-grocery company FreshDirect has come up with a new slogan – “Food That Delivers You” – that looks to get away from what Advertising Age says was the more “functional” approach of the past that focused on the “logistics and convenience of food delivery.” The goal is to focus on “how food connects […]
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Food Lion and its customers helped provide 5.4 million meals to families in need through the supermarket’s annual Holidays Without Hunger campaign. The campaign is part of the Food Lion Feeds initiative, which benefits hunger-relief organization Feeding America through 33 local Feeding America member food banks as well as hundreds of partner feeding agencies within Food […]
  1. Department: Food
CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. held grand opening ceremonies today for its new Benner Township store, located at 2699 Benner Pike, in Bellefonte, Pa. The new 50,000-square-foot store will operate from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week, and add more than 100 full- and part-time jobs to the Centre Co. community. […]
  1. Retail Operations
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Parag Shah, Vice President of Center Store Merchandising & Omnichannel Growth for The Giant Company, a division of Ahold Delhaize with nearly 200 stores operating in PA, NJ, VA, MD & WV. Follow Parag Shah on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paragshahmba/Follow The Giant Company  on […]

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