Delhaize plans to open four new stores in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in 2021. The supermarket chain is particularly committed to proximity: every Luxembourger should have a Delhaize store five to ten minutes away.
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Supermarket group Ahold Delhaize experienced strong growth again last quarter thanks to the corona crisis. Online sales are thriving: the retailer is announcing investments to significantly increase its e-commerce capacity.
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Walmart has ended its collaboration with Bossa Nova Robotics. This means, among other things, that the supermarket chain is abandoning its plans to use robots on a large scale to scan shelves and track inventory.
A crisis always has winners and losers and it is clear that HelloFresh is in the winning camp. Helped by the corona pandemic, the mealbox supplier continues its dizzying growth trajectory undisturbed.
The decision has been taken after months of battle: Carrefour is allowed to take over the French organic chain Bio c' Bon and will merge the company with So.bio, a specialised chain it has owned since 2019.
In order to become a global brand, Lotus Bakeries is replacing the name ‘speculoos’ on its packaging with the more international brand Biscoff. A decision that the company quickly had to nuance after a small media storm in its Belgian home market...
Walmart is turning four of its hypermarkets into laboratories, which are investigating how to make better use of the retailer's physical stores for e-commerce. The chain is testing different technologies there.
Carlos Brito, CEO of beer giant AB InBev for 16 years, is going nowhere. The top executive denies any persistent rumours that he will soon be replaced.
The largest Aldi in the world opens in the German Ruhr area. The XXL shop covers an area of around 2,000 square metres, twice as large as the average.
French retail group Casino saw its comparable revenue increase in the third quarter, but continued to struggle in its home market. Analysts doubt whether the retailer will be able to benefit from the new French lockdown.
The previously announced cooperation between delivery service Uber Eats and food retailer Carrefour Belgium has started on Tuesday in Brussels and Liège. Other cities will follow as demand is very high.
Despite the corona crisis, AB InBev again sold more beer in the third quarter. The world's largest brewer rapidly adapted its supply chain and saw a particularly strong increase in online sales.
Beer brewer Heineken saw its sales drop sharply as a result of the corona crisis. Although the third quarter showed improvement, the outlook remains uncertain, which is why the company is making redundancies.
With comparable sales growth of 8.4% in the third quarter, Carrefour reported the best performance in more than 20 years. Online sales even grew by 65%. In Belgium, the retailer is once again gaining market share.
Since a few weeks, Colruyt reacts to price cuts at Albert Heijn in all its Flemish supermarkets, and no longer regionally. A logical consequence of the expansion policy of the Dutch chain, says the market leader.
Dunkin' Brands, owner of Dunkin' donut shops and Baskin Robbins ice cream shops, is negotiating a possible takeover with Inspire Brands.