Both Ahold and Delhaize Group report strong Q2 results; combined Q3 results to be published on November 17

Both Ahold and Delhaize Group report strong Q2 results; combined Q3 results to be published on November 17   Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2016-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold Delhaize today (August 25, 2016) published Ahold’s second-quarter and half-year report for the period ended July 17, 2016, and, as an appendix, Delhaize Group’s summarized second-quarter and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Delhaize Group discloses acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2016-May-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares in accordance with Belgian law. Delhaize Group has recently acquired 313 202 shares pursuant to a share buy-back program with a Belgian credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares in order to satisfy […]

Delhaize Group to announce its 2016 first quarter results ended March 31, 2016 n Wednesday April 27, 2016

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its 2016 first quarter results (ended March 31, 2016) on Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. Frans Muller, CEO, and Pierre Bouchut, CFO, will discuss the 2016 […]

Delhaize Group announces its 2015 Annual and Sustainability Progress Reports

Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announces the publication of its 2015 Annual Report and its 2015 Sustainability Progress Report. The reports are available online at https://annualreport.delhaizegroup.com/and at https://sustainabilityreport.delhaizegroup.com/. The Delhaize Group 2015 Annual Report highlights the Group’s accomplishments over the last year, with a focus on customer centricity. The report includes the following sections: […]

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 […]

Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller on Group’s 3Q 2015 results: We continue to report robust sales in this third quarter

Financial Summary Third Quarter 2015 » Revenue growth of 2.3% at identical exchange rates » Comparable store sales growth of 1.7% (or 4.1% excluding the positive impact from strikes at a competitor last year) in the U.S., 1.7% in Belgium and 5.1% in Southeastern Europe » Group underlying operating profit of €218 million, underlying operating […]

Delhaize Group to announce its third quarter 2015 results on Thursday October 29, 2015

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its third quarter 2015 results (ended September 30, 2015) on Thursday October 29, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. Frans Muller, CEO, and Pierre Bouchut, CFO, will discuss the third quarter […]

Delhaize Group one of only three retailers in Europe included in DJSI for the Food and Staples Retailing sector

Inclusion in the DJSI confirms Delhaize Group’s leadership in the Food and Staples Retailing Sector. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group is proud to announce its inclusion in the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a leading benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios. The Belgian international supermarket operator […]

Davidson Kempner European Partners LLP now owns 3.50% of Delhaize Group’s voting rights

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-8-12— /EPR Retail News/ — Pursuant to the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 relating to the publication of major shareholdings in listed companies, Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB – NYSE: DEG), has received a notification of the threshold 3% being crossed by Davidson Kempner European Partners LLP which owned 3.50% of Delhaize […]

Leading international food retailers Delhaize Group and Royal Ahold N.V. announced that they have entered into an agreement to merge

Ahold and Delhaize announce this morning their intention to combine their businesses through a merger of equals The merger will create a complementary base of more than 6,500 stores with 375,000 associates, characterized by trusted brands with strong local identities The combination, Ahold Delhaize, will be able to serve over 50 million(1) customers per week […]

Delhaize Group confirms preliminary merger discussions with Royal Ahold N.V.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group confirmed today that it has entered into preliminary discussions with Royal Ahold N.V. to explore the opportunity of combining the two companies. These discussions may or may not result in a future transaction. The company will communicate material updates, if any, in accordance with regulatory requirements. » Delhaize […]

Delhaize Group publishes interactive Annual Report 2014 which outlines its accomplishments in 2014

Brussels, Belgium, 2015-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group is pleased to announce the publication of the interactive Annual Report 2014 which outlines the Group’s accomplishments in 2014 and includes Delhaize Group’s financial statements. The Annual Report includes the following sections: An overview with key figures and an interview with Mats Jansson, Delhaize Group’s Chairman […]

JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings now owns less than 3% of Delhaize Group’s voting rights

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pursuant to the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 relating to the publication of major shareholdings in listed companies, JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc. notified Delhaize Group that the total shareholding of its subsidiaries crossed below the threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Delhaize Group SA […]

Delhaize Group to announce its first quarter 2015 results on April 29, 2015

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group will announce its first quarter 2015 results (ended March 31, 2015) on Wednesday April 29, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group’s website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication. Frans Muller, CEO, and Pierre Bouchut, CFO, will discuss the first […]

Delhaize Group discloses information about the acquisition of treasury shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares in accordance with Belgian law. Delhaize Group has recently acquired the following number of shares on Euronext Brussels pursuant to a share buy-back program with a Belgian credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares […]

Delhaize Group announces the nominations of Mrs. Dominique Leroy and Mr. Patrick De Maeseneire to become independent members of the Board of Directors

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-4-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group is pleased to announce the nominations of Mrs. Dominique Leroy and Mr. Patrick De Maeseneire to become independent members of the Board of Directors. At the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, to be held on May 28, 2015, the Board of Directors of Delhaize Group will propose the […]

ALDI completed its purchase of 66 real estate assets from the Delhaize Group

ALDI Grows Footprint in Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey with plans to open ALDI stores at 30 former Bottom Dollar Food Locations Batavia, Ill., 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — ALDI, the nation’s low price grocery leader*, today announced it has completed its purchase of 66 real estate assets from the Delhaize Group. The transaction […]

Delhaize Group completes the sale of its Bottom Dollar Food store locations to ALDI Inc

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-3-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announces that it has completed the sale of its Bottom Dollar Food store locations to ALDI Inc. » Delhaize Group  Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of 2014, Delhaize Group’s sales network consisted of […]

Delhaize Group sets the threshold as from which a shareholding needs to be disclosed at 3%

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses the information required under article 15, § 1 and 18, § 1 of the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding the disclosure of major shareholdings in listed companies following a capital increase resulting from the exercise of subscription rights by employees. Information as of February 27, […]

Delhaize Group Tender Offer final results: $170 million Principal Amount Tendered and Accepted

Brussels, Belgium, 2015-2-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group (the “Company” or “Delhaize Group”) announced the final results of its previously announced offer (the “Maximum Tender Offer”) to purchase for cash up to the Maximum Tender Amount of its 4.125% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “2019 Notes”). The Maximum Tender Amount was $172 262 000. […]

JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc. notified Delhaize Group that the total shareholding of certain of its subsidiaries crossed the threshold of 3% of Delhaize Group SA shares

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-2-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pursuant to the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 relating to the publication of major shareholdings in listed companies, JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc. notified Delhaize Group that the total shareholding of certain of its subsidiaries crossed the threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Delhaize Group […]

JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc. shareholding in Delhaize Group crossed the threshold of 3%

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-2-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pursuant to the Belgian Law of May 2, 2007 relating to the publication of major shareholdings in listed companies, JPMorgan Asset Management Holdings Inc. notified Delhaize Group that the total shareholding of certain of its subsidiaries crossed the threshold of 3% of the shares issued by Delhaize Group […]

Delhaize Group discloses information for the acquisition of treasury shares in off-exchange transaction

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-1-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group discloses the information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares required under the article 207 of the Royal Decree of January 30, 2001 implementing the Belgian Companies Code. Delhaize Group acquired the following number of shares in an off-exchange transaction pursuant to a share buy-back […]

Delhaize Group announces 3.9% revenue growth in its full year preliminary and unaudited 2014 results

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2015-1-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Delhaize Group announces 3.9% revenue growth in its full year preliminary and unaudited 2014 results Full Year preliminary and unaudited 2014 Results at actual exchange rates(1) » Group revenue growth of 3.9% at identical exchange rates including the 53rd week in the U.S. » Group revenue growth […]