Meal delivery service Deliveroo is collaborating with TripAdvisor, integrating its service into TripAdvisor. The two companies will work together in Belgium, the Netherlands and ten other countries to facilitate orders.
Carrefour Market is going to display customer ratings for some two hundred items in its physical stores, featuring a short text from the customer and a star-based rating. The chain will implement this feature in its home territory, France, first.
Supermarket chain Spar is now also active in Cyprus, albeit in a collaboration with Ermes Department Stores. Just like in other countries, Spar aims to become the country’s largest when it comes to independent supermarket entrepreneurs.
Dutch-Belgian supermarket group Ahold Delhaize has announced that it hopes to launch its first AH To Go stores without a cash register next year. That would be a lot sooner than what Albert Heijn’s CEO, Wouter Kolk, predicted several months ago.
Bavaria, which acquired Palm Belgian Craft Brewers a year ago, will invest 20 million euro into the modernization of its Steenhuffel-based brewery. The Dutch company did similarly, with 2.3 million euro, for its affiliate brand Rodenbach in Roulers.
Sports nutrition, most geared towards 'muscle men', is slowly evolving into a market with a broader appeal. This opens opportunities for traditional retailers, provided they develop a category management approach for this relatively young market.