Jumbo news

05 January 2017
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced its results for 2016, saying total sales rose 7% to €6.678 bn (or 9% stripping out the beneficial effects of a 53rd week in 2015). The retailer said organic growth of 4%, versus its estimate of industry wide growth of 2.5%, meant it gained share and underpinned its sales performance during the year. Organic growth driving performance Jumbo said that the r...
23 November 2016
As Jumbo announces a number of online and digital initiatives, pure play ecommerce retailer Picnic looks forward to further growth and expansion and PLUS expands its online scale and reach, we round up news from the country. Jumbo continues to innovate As it looks to provide shoppers with greater convenience, Jumbo has rolled out two new initiatives. The first, a pop-up ‘bus-stop shop’ has...
25 August 2016
Netherlands-based Jumbo saw strong sales growth in the first half of its financial year, with it saying that it outperformed the market, enjoying organic growth at existing stores of 4%, versus 2.4% for the wider industry. Updating stores and online drive sales… Jumbo said consumer sales rose 13.4% to €3.588 bn, aided by the conversion of C1000 stores to the Jumbo banner in the first half o...
24 June 2016
As the Detailresult Group sees its revenues rise, Albert Heijn and Jumbo expand their range of meal solutions and Deen set out to open three new stores, we round up news from the country. Detailresult Group enjoys rise in revenue and profit in 2015 According to reports in Financieele Dagblad, Detailresult Group has seen its turnover rise to €2.03 bn in 2015, from €1.99 bn in 2014. The reta...
16 June 2016
As Albert Heijn’s Selma Postma discusses the benefits of omni-channel shoppers to the retailer’s sales line, we look at initiatives from a range of retailers in the Netherlands’ online market that are driving the channel’s evolution for shoppers. Albert Heijn spotlights the benefit of the omni-channel shopper In a presentation at the Provada event in Amsterdam Albert Heijn’s general manager...
20 April 2016
As Netherlands-based discount retailer Action announces strong 2015 results, Picnic and Dekamarkt discuss plans to expand their delivery areas and Jumbo sets aside more money to invest in its existing operations, we round up news from the market. Action sees strong results in 2015 Action has said revenue rose 32% in 2015, aided by a 53rd week, reaching €2,034m, €1,995m excluding the effect...
14 April 2016
Tesco has appointed a former leading executive of Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo as its next managing director of large stores. Key appointment to nurture large stores revival Duncan Hoy, who was previously operations director at Jumbo, will join Tesco in June. He will report to Tony Hoggett who has been promoted from UK retail director to UK chief operating officer. He will be tasked with b...
31 March 2016
As Jumbo, Vomar and PLUS announce a number of online developments, we round up developments from the Netherlands. Jumbo to roll out home delivery nationwide… Following the signing of an agreement between Jumbo and the Ondernemers Vereniging Jumbo (OVJ) (Jumbo Entrepreneurs Association), the retailer has said that it will begin to roll out its home delivery service nationwide. Discussing the...
17 February 2016
Netherlands-based Jumbo has launched a range of products that are only available through its online store or its app. Under the tag line ‘ Groot voordeel pakken ’ the range enables shoppers to save on big pack sizes of key, staple products they buy often and saves them the hassle of having to carry them around and from the store. Range of categories included At launch, the range includes 17...
28 January 2016
Netherlands-based Jumbo has made three announcements that highlight how it is aiming to target shoppers whenever and wherever they are. With an increasingly fragmented shopper journey, which is blurring what shoppers expect each channel to offer, the retailer’s recent initiatives underlines its growing multi-channel and multi-format strategy. Retailer to buy La Place restaurant chain Jumbo ...