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New CEO for Ahold Delhaize's Indonesian subsidiary
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Ahold Delhaize appointed Johan Boeijenga as its new Indonesian supermarket chain Super Indo’s president. Up until now, he had been Kruidvat Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg’s COO.

Strong Albert Heijn and stable Delhaize in fourth quarter
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Belgian-Dutch retail group Ahold Delhaize has posted decent fourth quarter results, mainly thanks to excellent performances by Dutch subsidiaries Albert Heijn and Bol.com. Delhaize is holding steady in Belgium, but performs well in the US.

Delhaize reshuffles board
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Belgian supermarket group Delhaize has announced it will rearrange its board of directors. New CEO Xavier Piesvaux has appointed four new people to the rank of senior vice president. 

Ahold Delhaize will buy back 2 billion euros' worth of shares
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Ahold Delhaize has bought back 10.6 million euros’ worth of shares between 27 and 29 December 2017, the last phase of a billion euro buyback operation. The next operation will be twice as large, worth 2 billion euro.

Investors interested in supermarkets once more
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Stock exchange analysts are a fan of European supermarket chains again. The fear for Amazon is an exaggeration and the food industry has received too much negativity, according to fund managers’ forecast of 2018. 

Ahold and Delhaize merge into one in the United States
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The AholdDelhaize merger continues: in January, both Ahold USA and Delhaize America will merge, which will lead to more cost-cutting measures for the Belgian-Dutch merger company.

Ahold tells Delhaize to innovate faster
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Delhaize should innovate faster and Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer feels Albert Heijn CEO Wouter Kolk should show the Belgians how. He also talked about Amazon and bol.com in the remarkable interview. 

Ahold USA trials robot in Giant Food Store
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Ahold USA is currently trialing a robot in a Giant Food Store. Its job is to detect dangers and then ask for assistance. He can also point out empty shelves and check prices.

More profit for Ahold Delhaize
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Ahold Delhaize generated more profit in the third quarter thanks to better-than-expected synergies. Delhaize Belgium has improved, but still lags behind: a closer collaboration with Albert Heijn should help boost performance.

Head of eCommerce at Ahold Delhaize heads to Unilever
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Hanneke Faber, head of eCommerce and innovation at Ahold Delhaize, will leave the company at the end of the year. Her new employer is Unilever, where she will lead the European division.

Ahold Delhaize sells AH Groenplaats to Spar (Colruyt)
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There was one store, located on the Groenplaats in Antwerp, still holding back Ahold and Delhaize’s Belgian merger, but it has now been sold to Colruyt Group, which will turn it into a Spar

Insight: Xavier Piesvaux' seven labours at Delhaize
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Can one French and several Dutch managers do what the Belgian management failed to do these past few years at Delhaize Belgium? Its new CEO will face plenty of challenges: we count at least seven.

Ahold Delhaize replaces Delhaize Belgium CEO
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Belgian-Dutch supermarket company Ahold Delhaize has fired Denis Knoops, CEO of the Belgian Delhaize branch. He pays the price for his division’s weak performances and will be replaced by Xavier Piesvaux.

Peapod CEO suddenly resigns
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Peapod’s CEO, Jennifer Carr-Smith, has suddenly resigned. She will stay on at Ahold Delhaize’s American online supermarket for a few days and then leave.

Analysis: price is merely the entry ticket for Amazon and Whole Foods
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Amazon’s drastic price cuts for Whole Foods are merely a first step in a larger conquest plan. Innovation is the real key, analysts feel.

Does Ahold Delhaize have a future in the United States?
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Over the past few months, Ahold Delhaize’s share had to deal with plenty of setbacks, mainly because of Amazon’s competition. Investor group VEB says the supermarket company has listed a few outcomes for the Belgo-Dutch group.

Ahold Delhaize continues to struggle in Belgium
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Belgian-Dutch supermarket group Ahold Delhaize has had a very good second quarter, with the company thinking last year's merger could result in lower costs than previously anticipated. On the other hand, Belgium's performance is still weak.

Opinion: More worries about Colruyt than Ahold Delhaize
  • Published in Food

Both Ahold Delhaize and Colruyt suffered blows on the stock exchange as it seems like investors have completely lost faith in supermarket shares. However, they are not all alike, because Ahold Delhaize seems to bounce back, unlike Colruyt.

Ahold Delhaize is interesting acquisition target in the United States
  • Published in Food

Analysts expect another acquisition phase in the United States after Amazon acquired supermarket chain Whole Foods. Ahold Delhaize is often named as a possible target.

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