Jumbo news

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...
08 July 2021
Local trade publication Distrifood has reported that Netherlands-based Jumbo has begun a collaboration with Makro to sell part of the latter’s business-focused range through its own website. Collaboration to add almost 1,000 new SKUs Jumbo will add almost 1,000 SKUs from Makro exclusively at the web site address Jumbo.com/zakelijk. The additional products will help it target the needs of sp...
29 June 2021
As Netherlands-based Jumbo looks to build on its successful 2020 we round news from the retailer as it invests in its omnichannel skill and the digitisation of its operations. Jumbo adds home delivery hub in Netherlands… Jumbo has opened its 11th home delivery hub, in Deventer, in the east of the country. The retailer has said the new 1,300 sq. m hub will support its aim to better distribut...
06 May 2021
As Carrefour Belgium opens its first distribution centre following its partnership with Food-X technologies and Rewe and Albert Heijn trial new last mile delivery solutions, we round up ecommerce developments from across Europe. Carrefour Belgium’s new ecommerce DC starts operations Following on from its announcement in Q3 2020 , Carrefour Belgium’s new distribution centre, which was bui...
28 April 2021
Explore how the Netherlands’ Jumbo is set to reduce its plastic consumption, while Beverage Carton and the Environment (ACE) has announced a 10-year sustainability roadmap set to deliver sustainable packaging by 2030. Meanwhile, Nomad Foods has partnered with the WWF to make an impact in the agricultural world and the UK’s Sainsbury’s has eliminated 18.5m plastic straws, replacing them with pa...
01 February 2021
As Glovo and foodpanda extend their reach and range of services and Netherlands-based Jumbo adds further delivery capacity, we round up five developments affecting the online channel. Glovo to add more darkstores to support Q-commerce growth… After receiving a further €100m of funding, Glovo is planning to expand its presence of darkstores to 100 by the end of 2021, up from 18 today. Glovo ...
05 January 2021
Netherlands-based Jumbo reported it generated a turnover of €9.73 bn in 2020, including sales through its La Place restaurant chain. The turnover at its Jumbo stores increased by 15% to €9.68 bn, with its online sales up by more than 50% to over €500m. Total sales +15%, organic growth +11% in 2020 Jumbo said its eponymous stores saw turnover growth of 15% to €9.68 bn, aided by a 53rd week. ...
10 November 2020
As market Albert Heijn launches the Bonus Box and extends its grab & go module, while Jumbo supports those in need and Picnic introduces a new payment option in the country, we look at five innovations from the Netherlands. Albert Heijn launches Bonus Box for app users… Bonus Box provides shoppers using Albert Heijn’s app with 10 extra offers weekly. Shoppers get to select five of the 10 of...
11 August 2020
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced a series of private label innovation over the summer, including Lekker Veggie, a new range of vegetarian and vegan products; an entirely sustainable canned fish range and higher welfare dairy products. 1. Jumbo introduces Lekker Veggie vegetarian and vegan products Jumbo has introduced Lekker Veggie, ‘a successor to the successful Veggie Chef’ , with a...