AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,959,066 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 12, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING JUNE 14, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,959,066 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from June 12, 2017 up to and including June 14, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.23 per share for a total consideration of €37.7 million. These repurchases were […]

AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,725,270 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM June 5, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING June 9, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,725,270 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from June 5, 2017 up to and including June 9, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.35 per share for a total consideration of €33.4 million. These repurchases were […]

AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 936,555 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM MAY 29, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING June 2, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 936,555 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 29, 2017 up to and including June 2, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.71 per share for a total consideration of €18.5 million. These repurchases were made […]

AHOLD SHARE BUYBACK UPDATE: AHOLD REPURCHASED 638,098 AHOLD COMMON SHARES IN THE PERIOD FROM May 8, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING May 12, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 638,098 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from May 8, 2017 up to and including May 12, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.51 per share for a total consideration of €12.4 million. These repurchases were made […]

AHOLD UPDATES ON ITS SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAM FROM January 23, 2017 UP TO AND INCLUDING January 27, 2017

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize repurchased 1,213,909 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from January 23, 2017 up to and including January 27, 2017. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €19.94 per share for a total consideration of € 24.2 million. These repurchases were made […]

Ahold and Delhaize Group expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In line with required notification periods for listing purposes, Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that they expect to complete their intended merger on July 23, 2016, if regulatory clearance has been obtained from the United States Federal Trade Commission by that date.Subject to completion of the […]

Ahold and Delhaize Group to divest 86 stores in U.S.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

Delhaize Group and Ahold expect their merger to complete before the end of July 2016

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the context of the intended merger between Delhaize Group and Ahold, the companies have confirmed today that they expect the merger to complete before the end of July, subject to regulatory approval by the Federal Trade Commission of the United States. In addition, Ahold today provided further details on its €1 […]

Ahold and Delhaize Group US subsidiaries to divest 86 stores in connection with US FTC pending review of their merger

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

SUPERVALU to acquire 22 Food Lion grocery stores that are being sold in connection with the merger between Ahold and Delhaize

MINNEAPOLIS, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 22 Food Lion grocery stores that are being sold in connection with the merger between Ahold and Delhaize. The 22 Food Lion stores are located in northern West Virginia, western Maryland, south central Pennsylvania and […]

Delhaize Group and Ahold merger expect completion before the end of July

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group and Ahold today announced that their United States subsidiaries have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores in a limited number of locations in which the companies’ U.S. subsidiaries both operate. These divestments are being made in connection with the United States […]

Ahold announces €1 billion capital repayment and reverse stock split to take place on July 15, 2016 after close of NYSE trading hours

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today provided further details on the €1 billion capital repayment and reverse stock split, prior to completion of the intended merger with Delhaize Group. The capital repayment, announced on June 24, 2015, was approved by Ahold’s shareholders on March 14, 2016. Ahold and Delhaize Group continue […]

243 shareholders attended Ahold’s AGM in Amsterdam

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) at het Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam. The meeting was attended by 243 shareholders, representing approximately 794 million votes. Shareholders adopted Ahold’s 2015 financial statements and determined the dividend over 2015 at €0.52 per common share, […]

Ahold CEO Dick Boer speech on the AGM 2016

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 19, 2016, included a speech by Ahold Chief Executive Officer Dick Boer. Following is the full text of the speech. Once again, a very warm welcome here in Amsterdam for the second time this year. At today’s special meeting, […]

Strong financial results for Ahold in the fourth quarter and full year 2015

Ahold achieved strong results, led by solid store performance and a substantial increase in online sales: 21.4% increase in Q4 Group sales to €9.8 billion (up 11.8% at constant exchange rates) 4.3% increase in Q4 sales excluding gas (at constant exchange rates and adjusted for an additional week) Online sales growth continued to accelerate, with […]

Ahold and Delhaize Group announce Extraordinary General Meetings on March 14, 2016

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced that they have called Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM) for March 14, 2016 at which their respective shareholders will consider and vote on the proposal to approve the companies’ intended merger. Ahold’s EGM will be held at Amsterdam RAI on March […]

Proposed Executive Committee of Ahold Delhaize

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-11-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold and Delhaize Group today announced the proposed Executive Committee of Ahold Delhaize, effective upon completion of the proposed merger of the two companies. The future Executive Committee will be comprised of the Management Board members as announced on June 24, 2015, and will be supplemented by […]

Ahold in three-year partnership with startup accelerator Startupbootcamp

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Ahold today announced it has entered into a three-year partnership with startup accelerator Startupbootcamp, to support young companies elected to participate in the Startupbootcamp E-commerce program. Being involved with Startupbootcamp will enable Ahold to witness e-commerce trends and innovations at their origin and get to know promising […]

Ahold included in Food & Staples Retailing industry group in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI)

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold was included in the Food & Staples Retailing industry group in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the 7th consecutive year today. This demonstrates its commitment to responsible retailing. Ahold received a top score in supply chain management and raw materials sourcing, and also performed […]

Ahold CEO Dick Boer: We grew sales, operating income and net income and delivered strong free cash flow in Q2 2015

Zaandam, The Netherlands, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today published its summary report for the second quarter and first half of 2015. Highlights of the second quarter are: Sales of €8.7 billion, up 17.1% (up 3.1% at constant exchange rates) Sales excluding gas up 4.8% at constant exchange rates Underlying operating margin of 3.8%, down 0.1 […]

Ahold: Stop & Shop to acquire 25 stores in Greater New York from The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company for $146 million

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-7-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today announced its Stop & Shop division has entered into an agreement with The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company to acquire 25 A&P stores in Greater New York for $146 million. Upon completion, Stop & Shop plans to convert the Waldbaums, Pathmark and A&P stores that […]

Ahold: Giant Carlisle named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by U.S. monthly business publication Grocery Headquarters

Giant Carlisle has been named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters, a national U.S. monthly business publication with a circulation of more than 33,000. The recognition was given for the company’s deep commitment to community, its dedicated associates, its emphasis on buying local, and its focus on nutrition. Carlisle, PA, 2015-5-6 — […]

Ahold share buyback update: Ahold repurchased 1,179,305 Ahold common shares in the period from April 13, 2015 up to and including April 17, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,179,305 Ahold common shares in the period from April 13, 2015 up to and including April 17, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.6041 per share for a total consideration of € 21.94 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Ahold updates on its share buyback program from March 30, 2015 up to and including April 3, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 120,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 30, 2015 up to and including April 3, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.4048 per share for a total consideration of € 2.21 million. These repurchases were made as […]

Ahold: Jan Hommen will resume his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-4-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold announces that Jan Hommen will resume his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect after temporarily stepping down as Chairman on June 14, 2014. Upon resuming his role as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Jan Hommen will chair the upcoming 2015 Annual […]

Ahold share buyback update: Ahold repurchased 728,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 23, 2015 up to and including March 27, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 728,000 Ahold common shares in the period from March 23, 2015 up to and including March 27, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 18.0444 per share for a total consideration of € 13.14 million. These repurchases were made as part […]

Ahold repurchased 394,244 Ahold common shares in the period from March 16, 2015 up to and including March 20, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —Ahold has repurchased 394,244 Ahold common shares in the period from March 16, 2015 up to and including March 20, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.2141 per share for a total consideration of €7.18 million. These repurchases were made as part of the […]

Ahold repurchased 753,700 Ahold common shares in the period from March 9, 2015 up to and including March 13, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 753,700 Ahold common shares in the period from March 9, 2015 up to and including March 13, 2015. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €18.0311 per share for a total consideration of €13.59 million. These repurchases were made as part of […]

Ahold updates stakeholders on the progress it made during the year on its Responsible Retailing Report 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today published its Responsible Retailing Report 2014, updating stakeholders on the progress it has made during the year on its five priority areas – healthy living, community well-being, our people, responsible products and care for the environment. Responsible Retailing is one of the six strategic pillars […]

Ahold commenced the €500 million share buyback program announced on February 26, 2015

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2015-3-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold today commenced the €500 million share buyback program announced on February 26, 2015 and expected to be finalized within 12 months. The purpose of the share buyback program is to return value to shareholders. The program will be executed by intermediaries allowing the execution of share […]