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June 24, 2014

Delhaize Group has appointed Kevin Holt as CEO for Delhaize America.

Brussels, Belgium - Delhaize Group has appointed Kevin Holt as CEO for Delhaize America. Holt, formerly president of retail operations at Supervalu, will also become a member of the Delhaize Group executive committee and will start effective July 7 and lead the group’s U.S. operations.

November 18, 2013

Nielsen, a provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has announced that Delhaize America has signed a long-term agreement selecting Nielsen as its primary information, insights and analytics partner.

New York — Nielsen, a provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has announced that Delhaize America has signed a long-term agreement selecting Nielsen as its primary information, insights and analytics partner.  

Delhaize, the parent company of Food Lion, Hannaford, and Bottom Dollar Food, will use Nielsen tools, data and resources to help guide its strategic and tactical business needs. 

September 4, 2012

Grocery parent Delhaize said it has named former Wendy’s and Arby’s CEO Roland Smith as president and CEO of Delhaize America and executive VP of Delhaize Group.

Salisbury, N.C. -- Grocery parent Delhaize said Friday it has named former Wendy’s and Arby’s CEO Roland Smith as president and CEO of Delhaize America and executive VP of Delhaize Group. Smith succeeds retiring CEO Ronald C. Hodge, effective Oct. 15.

Hodge will continue to serve the company in an advisory capacity.

Delhaize America operates supermarkets under the Food Lion, Hannaford and Sweetbay banners.
 

March 28, 2012

Grocery chain Food Lion, a subsidiary of Delhaize America, said that it has rolled out a previously announced new brand strategy to 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina.

Salisbury, N.C. -- Grocery chain Food Lion, a subsidiary of Delhaize America, said Wednesday that it has rolled out a previously announced new brand strategy to 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. These markets are the first stores in 2012 to unfurl the new strategy, which is based on customer feedback. 

April 13, 2011

SAF U.S.A. announced that Delhaize America, the primary subsidiary of Delhaize Group, has selected SAF RetailSuite Store to support its in-stock conditions and align its inventory with consumer demand.

Irving, Texas -- SAF U.S.A. announced that Delhaize America, the primary subsidiary of Delhaize Group, has selected SAF RetailSuite Store to support its in-stock conditions and align its inventory with consumer demand.

Delhaize America, which operates under the banners Food Lion, Bloom, Bottom Dollar Food, Harveys, Hannaford and Sweetbay, will implement the solution in its 1,500 stores across 16 states.

March 7, 2011

Transportation budgets are taking a hit this year as diesel fuel costs continue to climb, topping $3.57 per gallon last month, roughly $0.74 higher than a year ago. For a retail fleet that travels 11.5 million miles a year, that adds almost $8.51 million in fuel costs over the 2010 spend. 


However Hannaford Supermarkets, based in Scarborough, Maine, has taken proactive measures in recent years that have increased efficiencies across its fleet of 100 tractors, helping to mitigate the pain of rising fuel costs. 


December 31, 2007

Delhaize America was in trouble. In the words of Pierre-Olivier Beckers, back in 2001,...