Jumbo news

06 May 2021
As Carrefour Belgium opens its first distribution centre following its partnership with Food-X technologies and Rewe and Albert Heijn trial new last mile delivery solutions, we round up ecommerce developments from across Europe. Carrefour Belgium’s new ecommerce DC starts operations Following on from its announcement in Q3 2020, Carrefour Belgium’s new distribution centre, which was built ...
21 January 2021
Dutch retailer Jumbo Supermarkten has opened a new home delivery hub in Bemmel, Eastern Netherlands. Additional capacity for home deliveries The new hub will allow the retailer to increase the number of orders it fulfils and delivers to its customers. The new facility is located in Nijverheidsstraat in Bemmel. From this location, the retailer will be able to deliver directly to shoppers bas...
04 August 2020
Dutch retailer Jumbo has opened a new automated national distribution centre (NDC) in Nieuwegein. Serving eventually 670 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium The new NDC spans 45,000 square metres and is due to serve initially 100 stores, before supplying 670 stores by the end of the year. The site will process more than 11,000 dry, long shelf life items. In addition, NDC receives the h...
17 January 2020
After trialling an online meal order service in Groningen in September 2019, Jumbo has announced it will expand the service to additional locations. Utrecht and Amsterdam, from February 2020 The retailer is operating the service in collaboration with the meal order site Thuisbezorgd.nl. As part of the service, shoppers can order freshly prepared meals, drinks and other food products to thei...
10 July 2019
Netherlands-based Jumbo is investing in smarter and more sustainable delivery methods to meet the growing demands of online grocery shopping. It has signed new cooperation agreements with Ondernemersvereniging Jumbo (OVJ), effective for the next three years. New delivery hubs For several months, Jumbo has been delivering from centralised hubs and expanding its e-fulfilment centres. The reta...
20 February 2019
Jumbo has started delivering groceries to the centre of Amsterdam, and areas just outside. Customers can order using the Jumbo app or online at Jumbo.com and choose their delivery slot. Jumbo is now offering the choice of a 1 hour or 2-hour timeslot for deliveries within the city centre, giving customers even more flexibility. Flexible shopping In order to increase awareness of the new se...
02 January 2019
Jumbo has announced strong growth and an increase in market share. Online has performed particularly well, with Jumbo’s share of total online revenue increasing to 4% at the end of 2018. Plans for growth in 2019 Jumbo will focus on a move “from food retail to food experience” says CEO Frits van Eerd. This will include innovation, introducing the Jumbo Food College and an increase of digital...
27 March 2018
An ambitious programme to tackle food waste was launched this week in the Netherlands . United Against Food Waste is a collaborative programme aimed at cutting Dutch food waste by 50%. One of the eye-catching initiatives comes from “ Verspilling Is Verrukkelijk ” (“Waste Is Delicious”), a group of entrepreneurs developing new products made from food that would otherwise be wasted. They worked...
12 March 2018
We share the latest developments from the Netherlands as Jumbo and Coop acquire Emté supermarkets, Poiesz buys the Van Smaak meal delivery service and Picnic partners with Wehkamp. Jumbo and Coop acquire Emté supermarkets… Following speculation about the future of the Emté supermarket business, parent company Sligro Food Group has sold the chain to Jumbo and Coop Netherlands. The deal, whic...
12 July 2017
Dutch retailer, Jumbo, has announced plans to build a new online fulfilment centre, following the rapid growth of its online offer. Responding to rapid growth Jumbo has reported that capacity at its existing online fulfilment centre (FC) in Den Bosch, in the south of the Netherlands, will soon be met, due to the rising popularity of online shopping. The new facility will be adjacent to its ...