Jumbo news

04 January 2023
Netherlands-based Jumbo saw its turnover rise 3.7% to €10.3 bn versus 2021. This is the first time the retailer’s annual turnover has exceeded the €10 bn mark. Jumbo Supermarkets sales +3.2% In 2022, sales in its Jumbo Supermarkets business increased by 3.2% to €10.2 bn, compared to 2021. Online revenues reached €670m in 2022, an increase of 4.5% versus 2021. It expanded the number of deliv...
22 December 2022
Albert Heijn and Jan Linders Supermarkets have entered into a cooperating agreement in the Netherlands. Meanwhile, Jumbo scales back its City concept by converting stores to supermarkets. Jan Linders stores converted to Albert Heijn Jan Linders Supermarkets and Albert Heijn have announced a partnership which will see Jan Linders become an Albert Heijn franchisee. As part of the deal, the...
15 November 2022
I recently visited the Netherlands to see how retail is evolving and understand the latest trends within the market. Here I pull out what I learnt and why I believe the Dutch market stands out… My key learnings from our visits in the Netherlands: Digital is evolving in-store. Retailers are using screens to promote their own ranges as well as selling this advertising space to suppliers ...
21 July 2022
Jumbo food released its H1 results taking a sales turnover of €5.46bn which was a growth of 1.6% against the same time period last year. Quality improvement and expansion driving success The company has been focusing on quality improvement on fresh, health and sustainability. In the Netherlands customers are looking for better, more responsible and local fresh food.  Jumbo have met these dema...
05 January 2022
Carrefour’s largest franchisee in Belgium, The Mestdagh Group, has decided to terminate its master franchisee with the French retailer. As the contract’s notice period will last for a year, The Mestdagh Group will remain with Carrefour until 1 January 2023. Decision will see Mestdagh end exclusive partnership with Carrefour… Mestdagh, which operates about 90 Carrefour Markets mainly in Brus...
04 January 2022
Netherlands-based Jumbo saw its turnover rise 2% to €9.91 bn versus 2020, while removing the 53rd week in 2020 saw turnover increase by approximately 4%. Its ecommerce store drove sales, with turnover rising by 30% as the retailer continued to invest to add capacity. As it looks to build on its convenience offer in 2022, the retailer announced a strategic partnership with quick commerce delivery ...
16 December 2021
As the channel continues to benefit from growing shopper interest, we look at developments in Sweden, France and the Netherlands. Axfood partners with online grocery retailer In Sweden, Axfood has partnered with online grocery retailer Mathem as the two parties look to create further synergies and build economies of scale. The strategic partnership will help the two develop their online off...
28 October 2021
As Jumbo celebrates its 100th anniversary, we look at the questions the retailer’s chief executive is looking to answer at the moment and initiatives it is putting in place to win today. Jumbo looks to the future as it celebrates 100th anniversary Following on from celebrations for its 100th anniversary, Jumbo’s chief executive, Frits van Eerd, discussed the retailer’s outlook with local tr...
27 September 2021
As Netherlands-based Jumbo opens its 700th store and plans for its first City store in Belgium, we round up these and further developments as it looks to embed its omnichannel strategy. Jumbo opens its 700th store… As the retailer continues its expansion programme, it has opened its 700th store in the Gelderlandplein shopping centre in Amsterdam. The 950 sq. m Jumbo City will be open seven ...
22 July 2021
As Netherlands-based Jumbo reports H1 2021 results, we look at five factors that helped drive the retailer’s improved performance in the first six months of the year. The numbers… Jumbo reported in the first half of 2021: Sales increased 5.3%, to €5.36 bn, driven ‘almost entirely’ by organic growth It saw double-digit growth in January and February Online turnover rose by more t...