Ahold Delhaize news

21 August 2020
Retail Business Services, Ahold Delhaize USA’s services company, is working with five startups in the second round of its Supply Chain Seed Programme, an immersive, 10-week opportunity to build next-generation products or services to solve problems in the retail supply chain. “New ideas and creative solutions are more important than ever” The Supply Chain Seed Programme is a partnership wit...
15 May 2020
Ahold Delhaize USA announced a partnership with cold storage provider Americold to build two fully-automated frozen warehouses. Part of its supply chain transformation plan Thanks to this partnership, Ahold Delhaize USA will expand its cold storage space by 500,000 square feet. The facility in Plainville, Connecticut, will serve Stop & Shop and Hannaford stores in the Northeast, while the o...
28 April 2020
Albert Heijn is due to temporarily carry out home deliveries on Sundays, as more customers choose to have their groceries delivered at home amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Starting 3 rd of May The temporary service is due to start on Sunday 3 May. In recent weeks, the retailer has recruited 600 additional employees to collect and pack groceries in its five home shop centres and d...
17 February 2020
Albert Heijn plans to introduce grocery home deliveries in Belgium. The service is due to start this coming spring. Available in the Antwerp region only, for now The home delivery service will be initially available in Antwerp region, before being expanded across other regions in the country. General manager of Albert Heijn Belgium, Raf Van den Heuvel, said: " Delivering at home reinforc...
03 February 2020
Dutch retailer Albert Heijn is due to open two Home Shop Centres (HSCs) in the Netherlands, hence doubling the capacity of its home delivery network. Oosterhout and Bleiswijk The HSCs span across 20,000 square metres, and will be able to process around 40,000 orders per week. According to Albert Heijn, both locations, which are expected to open at the end of this year or early next year, wi...
13 January 2020
Ahold Delhaize’s subsidiary, Giant Food Stores, has announced plans to build a new online fulfilment hub and pickup facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Second e-commerce hub in the state The new hub spans across 124,000 square feet, and is due to be the largest Giant Food Stores’ facility in the state of Pennsylvania. The retailer is also planning to build a couple of new locations: ...
03 January 2020
Stop & Shop, a subsidiary of Dutch retailer Ahold Delhaize based in the US, is planning to open a DC at a former JCPenney facility in Manchester, Connecticut. A 15-year lease Stop & Shop is due to use 975,000 square feet of the 1.95 million square feet facility, while JC Penney agreed to stay in the remaining space. Stop & Shop plans to acquire the facility in April. The move forms part ...
11 December 2019
Ahold Delhaize USA is due to invest $480 million to transform and expand its supply chain operations on the U.S East coast. A fully integrated self-distribution model The aim of the three-year strategy is to shift the company’s U.S supply chain into a fully integrated, self-distribution model. Under the plan, Ahold Delhaize USA will acquire three distribution centres from C&S Wholesale Groc...
29 October 2019
Automated micro-fulfillment has emerged as one of the key trends in the US grocery ecommerce channel. We recently visited a site with Takeoff Technologies, the leading company in this space with multiple sites operational, to see its model in action. Range of fulfillment models The challenge of developing a profitable model for grocery ecommerce as it scales is underpinning much of the in...
18 October 2019
Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has inaugurated a new fresh food processing facility in North Kingston, Rhode Island. Production of cut fruit and vegetables to begin in 2020 The facility currently produces a range of products including leaf, grain and pasta salads, sandwiches, wraps amongst other items usually found in deli sections of supermarkets. In ...