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Ahold Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize names Siddiqi chief digital officer

Ahold Delhaize names Siddiqi chief digital officer

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize has appointed Farhan Siddiqi as chief digital officer and member of the retailer’s executive committee, effective January 28. Siddiqi will drive digital transformation and innovation across Ahold Delhaize’s brands, focusing on shopper loyalty, data analytics and personalization, the company said Tuesday in announcing the appointment. “I’m thrilled to welcome Farhan

Stop & Shop will acquire King Kullen

Stop & Shop will acquire King Kullen

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Ahold Delhaize announced Friday that Stop & Shop, its largest banner in the United States, has agreed to acquire King Kullen Grocery Co. The deal includes King Kullen’s 32 supermarkets, five Wild by Nature stores and the use of its corporate offices located in Bethpage, N.Y. “This transaction underscores our commitment to

Ahold Delhaize forms U.S. parent company

Ahold Delhaize forms U.S. parent company

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize is creating a parent company for its U.S. food and drug retail operations called Ahold Delhaize USA. The company said that, effective Jan. 1, Ahold Delhaize USA will oversee all of Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. companies, including its local store banners — Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin’s and

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

NEW YORK — Food and drug retailer Ahold Delhaize plans to implement IRI’s sales and supply chain analytics platform for its Ahold USA and Delhaize America brands. Under a long-term agreement announced Tuesday, IRI will leverage its IRI Liquid Data platform to provide integrated point-of-sale (POS), frequent shopper program and supply chain data for Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize to consolidate Stop & Shop divisions

Ahold Delhaize to consolidate Stop & Shop divisions

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold USA and Delhaize America plan to meld the two Stop & Shop supermarket divisions, Stop & Shop New York Metro and Stop & Shop New England, into one organization. The company said Monday that the move reflects ongoing efforts to unite and streamline the U.S. operations of Ahold Delhaize, formed last

Ahold USA announces executive moves

Ahold USA announces executive moves

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA has named Don Sussman, president of the Stop & Shop New York Metro division, as executive vice president of merchandising at Ahold USA. Sussman has more than 37 years of retail experience, including leadership roles in marketing and merchandising, and he has led three of the four Ahold USA retail

Holt succeeds McCann at Ahold USA

NEW YORK — James McCann, chief operating officer at Ahold USA and a key figure behind the revival of the Stop & Shop and Giant brands, has resigned from the company and its executive management board. Ahold Delhaize said that Kevin Holt, who held the same title at Delhaize America, has been appointed in his

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

Ahold, Delhaize close merger deal

BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold completed their $29 billion merger transaction over the weekend. The Europe-based food and drug retailers said the deal received regulatory clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and Delhaize Group chief executive officer Frans Muller and Ahold CEO Dick Boer have signed of

Delhaize, Ahold close merger deal

Delhaize, Ahold close merger deal

  **Article Update** BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold completed their merger, as expected, on July 23. The Europe-based food and drug retailers said Saturday that the $29 billion deal has received regulatory clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and Delhaize Group chief executive officer Frans Muller and

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

BRUSSELS — The U.S. subsidiaries of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV have reached agreements with buyers to divest 86 stores in connection with the companies’ pending merger. Delhaize and Ahold said Thursday that all of the store divestitures — which includes locations from both companies’ U.S. supermarket chains — must be approved by the Federal