Jumbo news

18 June 2013
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced that it has added two new directors to its board as it continues to integrate C1000. Changes made in response to ‘increasing growth of the Jumbo’ The retailer has said that Matthijs Moeken and Duncan Hoy will be added the Jumbo board, joining from similar positions at C1000. Matthijs Moeken – presently C1000’s director of marketing – will become directo...
28 March 2013
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced two new strategic achievements, the first the opening of its new Jumbo Food Market in Breda and the second the beginning of an online catering service. Jumbo Food Market opens Jumbo has announced that it has opened its first Food Market in Breda. The 6,000 sq m store is said to be the largest supermarket in the country, but could be overshadowed, accord...
12 March 2013
In a presentation to a retailing event in the country, the founder of Netherlands-based Jumbo, Karel van Eerd, said that the company’s aim was to drive turnover to €7 billion by 2017. Plans envisages doubling of sales through Jumbo stores In 2012 Jumbo branded stores generated sales of €3.2 billion, with sales growth boosted by the rebranding of C1000 stores to the Jumbo banner. The doublin...
25 February 2013
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced that it will be introducing a new store concept, which will bring in elements of foodservice, when it opens the Jumbo Food Market in Breda in March. Jumbo aiming to offer ‘unique experience’ On announcing the new store concept, Jumbo said that it will combine elements of a supermarket and a consumer foodservice operation. At more than 6,000 sq m the sto...
02 January 2013
Jumbo Group has announced its sales for 2012, saying that its performance was boosted by good like-for-like sales growth, which the company said was above the market average, an increase in store numbers and the takeover of C1000. Integration of C1000 ‘decisive’ The company said that sales through Jumbo branded stores leapt by 31.7% to €3.2 billion, driven by like-for-like sales growth of 2...