Jumbo news

09 July 2015
Last week, ahead of the start of this year's Tour de France, our Retail Analysis Manager Gavin Rothwell embarked on a tour of his own, visiting stores in the two countries where the Tour has started for the past two years - the Netherlands and the UK - and France itself. Here's what he found.... Day 1: London-Amsterdam, 360km Yellow jersey (best store): Jumbo Foodmarkt . This hugely impre...
21 May 2015
As Jumbo announces that it has opened its 50th pick up point, after opening its first in November 2014, PLUS launches its new online platform to enable store owners to better market themselves locally and Hoogvliet looks to expand its fresh-focused fascia, we round up news from the country. Jumbo half way to 100 PUP target Jumbo has announced that it has opened its 50th pick up point follo...
05 May 2015
As regional chain Vomar launches a new store concept, Niels Onkenhout explains how Jumbo is set to be focused on optimising its operations in 2015, Coop Supermarkten announces its 2014 results and SPAR extends its partnership with Top Bakkers, we round up news from the market. SPAR extends contract with Top Bakkers SPAR has announced that it has extended its contract with Top Bakkers for a ...
21 April 2015
As PLUS announces a meal solutions collaboration with Bilder & De Clercq, one of its store owners reopens with a greater focus on shopper missions, while Jumbo reveals that it has added a contactless payment solution at all its stores and commits to opening further pick up points in the market. PLUS and Bilder & De Clercq collaborate to inspire shoppers… PLUS has announced that it in cooper...
11 March 2015
As PLUS trials a local pricing model with five franchisees, SPAR sets out ambitious expansion plans for its city format, Lukoil grows its forecourt presence in the country and Jumbo aims to add in-store pick up points, we round up the news from the market. PLUS trials lower price model at five stores PLUS has said that stores operated by five franchisees will trial a low price model for fre...
03 March 2015
Netherlands-based Jumbo has launched a new private range of baby products, under the Hello Mama brand. Range to see more than 80 new products added Jumbo said the Hello Mama brand will incorporate more than 80 products and include items like thick juices and fruit snacks to care products and diapers. The retailer said that all the packaging will carry the image of the Ko-nijn character, while...
15 January 2015
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced plans to run its second ‘ Huismerk Lab ’ competition to encourage suppliers to come up with innovative, healthy products that the retailer will be able to add under its private label brands. Competition's theme is to encourage ‘healthier food and life’ Suppliers have to register with the company by 27 February by submitting their products to Jumbo. In the...
02 January 2015
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced annual results for the year ending 28 December 2014 saying that total group sales amounted to €6.8 billion. The retailer said that it was ‘ very pleased with the results ’, with Jumbo saying that its performance saw it outperform the wider market and enable it to gain market share. Jumbo banner benefiting from C1000 conversions By banner, Jumbo said tha...
19 December 2014
Netherlands-based Jumbo has revealed two separate shopper-focused developments that are aimed at building on its recent launch of its online offer and expansion of its Foodmarkt banner. Launch of app to make ordering easier The first development saw the retailer launch its app to enable shoppers to gain recipe inspiration, search for products, build lists and then order groceries. The app’s i...
26 November 2014
Netherlands-based Jumbo has opened its second Foodmarkt and continues to expand the number of pick-up points it operates in the market. With challenging market conditions likely to remain in the medium term, Jumbo’s steps to innovate are expected to help it differentiate from rivals. Second Foodmarkt opens in Amsterdam Following the success of its much larger Breda store, the retailer has ope...