A trial project in which Belgians can get their Lidl groceries delivered at home by a bike courier, is a great success - the chain says. The project is expanded with more available products and (later) to more cities, but there is a price to pay.
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Albert Heijn has announced a fifth distribution centre for online orders. Home delivery is quickly becoming more popular at ah.nl, and so the new centre will constructed in Amsterdam, creating about 1000 jobs.
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Crowdbutching.com’s 2016 turnover grew more than 40 % and the online platform for fair and traceable meat hopes to replicate that growth this year. Since last Friday, German customers can order pork meat packs online.
Bike delivery service Foodora celebrates its first birthday today. With more than 600 bikes, it delivers meals in Amsterdam, Utrecht and The Hague for 500 restaurants.
Dutch restaurant home delivery website Thuisbezorgd.nl (part of Takeaway.com) will deliver meals in Amsterdam and The Hague itself, adding to a similar service in Germany ever since it acquired Food Express in January.
Starting 1 May, American internet giant Amazon intends to use a distribution center in Berlin' to deliver packages within two hours after the order is made. The goal is to increase its German market share, which is currently at 25 %.