Colruyt Oudenaarde reopens following months of renovation work

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 14 December the renovated Colruyt Oudenaarde will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The former store was completely demolished and rebuilt into a new-generation Colruyt store with a brand-new butcher’s department. Mayor Marnic De Meulemeester will attend the festive open evening on 13 December.

New-generation store
Store manager Evelyne De Vos: “During the closure, we demolished the old store and built a brand-new one on the same location. Customers will be able to shop even more efficiently in this new store. For instance, near the fresh market we replaced the plastic flaps by an air curtain.”

The renovated store is built on piles. So the car park is covered for the most part. Customers can take the lift or moving walkway to access the store. “When making renovations, we always aim at simplicity and the lowest costs, as our customers expect of us”, says the store manager.

Brand-new butcher’s department
For fresh quality meat, customers can visit the brand-new butcher’s department. Head butcher Annelies Regnart: “Our customers have a nice overview of the range of meat, cold cuts and salads. And they can see the butchers at work in an open workshop. Customers can easily talk to them if they have questions or special orders.”

Collect&Go shops for the customer
The Collect&Go pick-up point at Colruyt Oudenaarde has been enlarged. It is located at level 0 in the covered car park. Evelyne De Vos: “Collect&Go is the handy Colruyt service where we shop for our customers. They send their shopping list to collectandgo.be or via the app, and the Collect&Go employees have their products ready at the pick-up point on the day and time of their choice. Handy!”

Special open evening
As from Wednesday 14 December, store manager Evelyne De Vos, head butcher Annelies Regnart and their 59 co-workers will be on hand to welcome their customers in the renewed Colruyt Oudenaarde.
Evelyne De Vos: “The evening before, on Tuesday 13 December from 17 to 20 p.m., everyone is invited for a store preview. During this special open evening, attended by mayor Marnic De Meulemeester, we will gladly offer our customers a snack and a drink. Everyone is most welcome!”

Practical information:

Colruyt Oudenaarde
Tacambaroplein 3
9700 Oudenaarde

Opening hours:
Mon – Sat:8.30 – 20.00
Fri:8.30 – 21.00

Open evening:
Tuesday 13 December from 17.00 to 20.00

Contact:
Filip Ghillebaert
(regional manager)
02 345 2345 40

Silja Decock
(press officer Colruyt Group)
0473 92 45 10

Source: Colruyt Group

Colruyt reopens its store in Soignies following renovation work

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Wednesday 10 August, the renovated Colruyt store in Soignies will open its doors after a few months of renovation work. The store has been expanded by half its original size and restyled into a new-generation Colruyt store.

New-generation store
Store manager Frederic Mayne: “Colruyt renovates its stores to make them more efficient and to make shopping for customers more pleasant. When making renovations, we always aim at simplicity and the lowest costs, as our customers expect from us.”

Wider product range and new butcher’s department
The store’s sales area has been expanded to 1,800 m². Customers can now find a wider assortment in every department, in both the food and the non-food section. The freshmarket and the frozen products department for instance are now considerably larger. For fresh quality meat, customers can visit the brand-new butcher’s department. Head butcher Claude Troch: “Our customers have a nice overview of the range of meat, cold cuts and salads. And they can see the butchers at work in an open workshop. Customers can easily talk to them if they have questions or special orders.”

3 extra check-out points – 10 in total – ensure an even smoother service. And the car park was expanded.

Collect&Go shops for the customer
Colruyt Soignies now also has a Collect&Go pick-up point. Store manager Frederic Mayne: “Collect&Go is a handy Colruyt service where we shop for our customers. They send us their shopping list via collectandgo.be using their PC or smartphone, and the Collect&Go team has their products ready at the pick-up point on the day and time of their choice. It’s a handy service, and they save time!”

Special open evening
From Wednesday 10 March, store manager Frederic Mayne, head butcher Claude Troch and their 39 employees – 7 more than in the old store – will be on hand to welcome their customers at the revamped Colruyt Soignies.

Frederic Mayne: “The evening before, on Tuesday 9 August from 5 to 8 p.m.,everyone is invited for a store preview. During this special open house, customers will be offered snacks and a drink. Everyone is most welcome!”

For more information, please contact:

Johann Denis
(regional manager)
02 360 10 40

Hanne Poppe
(press officer Colruyt Group)
0473 92 45 10

Practical information:

Colruyt Soignies
Chemin Saint-Landry 10A
7060 Soignies

Opening times:
Mon – Sat:8.30 – 20.00
Fri:8.30 – 21.00

Open evening:
Tuesday 9 August from 17.00 to 20.00

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Colruyt reopens its store in Soignies following renovation work
Colruyt reopens its store in Soignies following renovation work

 

Source: Colruyt