Jumbo news

04 January 2016
Netherlands-based Jumbo has announced its 2015 full year results noting that organic sales at its eponymous chain rose 1.8%, which it said was ahead of the market. In 2015 Jumbo generated sales, at a group level, of €6.646 bn, which represents a fall on 2014’s figure, with this down to the sale of 125 stores to Albert Heijn and Coop Supermarkten, as required by the Competition Authority as part o...
23 November 2015
Netherlands-based Jumbo, only a year after launching its online operations, has announced two developments that underline how the retailer has been adding skill and scale since the service’s inception. Jumbo begins home delivery trial Local trade press publication, Distrifood, has confirmed that Jumbo has begun trialling home delivery of online orders in Utrecht, after a period of speculati...
20 October 2015
At IGD's Online & Digital Summit Ronald Van den Berg, director of e-commerce at Jumbo, and Will Treasure, director of technology and operations at the Javelin Group, explained how Jumbo is investing in online to complement its stores. Investing in online in parallel with stores Jumbo has enjoyed very rapid growth in the Netherlands, averaging sales growth of 25% annually since 1996. Thinkin...
09 October 2015
.style1 { text-align: right; } In our city feature series, Retail Safari, we highlight some of the best stores we have visited in European and North American cities. Following Vancouver, we’re shifting our focus to across the Atlantic to Amsterdam, highlighting five key grocery attractions in the Netherland’s largest city. Gavin Rothwell, Retail Insights Manager, and Jon Wright, EMEA Research...
25 August 2015
Netherlands-based Jumbo’s first half results shows, it says, that it has outperformed the market, with organic growth of 1.2% outstripping the 0.7% it said that the wider grocery industry had advanced by during the first six months of the year. Total sales rise by 26%, driven by C1000 conversions Jumbo said that total turnover rose at its Jumbo banner by 26% to €3.16 billion, with this driv...
12 August 2015
As Vomar spotlights the benefits of its price cuts at three trial stores, Jumbo enables shoppers to interact with it via Whatsapp and there is a new entrant in the online channel in the country, we round up the news from the Netherlands. Vomar’s trial store sees sales rise ‘over 10%’ Vomar’s trial with lower prices at three stores has been positively received by shoppers; driving footfall a...
28 July 2015
As wholesaler Sligro announces plans to expand into Belgium, Coop Supermarkt’s commercial director discusses the retailer’s short term strategic focus and Jumbo sets out its vision to ‘return’ to its EDLP roots after the integration of C1000, we round up the news from the Netherlands. Jumbo refocusing on ELDP efforts Jumbo’s chief executive, Frits van Eerd, has said that the retailer is set...
27 July 2015
Our team of analysts travel around the world, seeking out the latest in FMCG retail innovation. We have selected some of the best stores from our visits across the year so far. UK - Waitrose Food & Home, Salisbury Selected by: Priya Chandarana, Retail Analyst Waitrose's newest flagship, this store has a clear focus on the retailer's food credentials. There is a particularly nice tie...
15 July 2015
Over the coming weeks, we’ll be showcasing some of our favourite new concepts that we’ve visited across Europe. In the first of this series, we highlight the Jumbo Foodmarkt in Amsterdam. Opened in late 2014, the store is the second Foodmarkt in the Netherlands, after Jumbo opened its first in Breda. The Amsterdam store is hugely impressive, bringing the full range of fresh to life, with excel...
13 July 2015
As Jumbo and SPAR announce new details about their ecommerce operations, Poiesz, Dekamarkt and Sligro report on new stores designs and Coop trials a new loyalty programme, we round up the news from the country. Jumbo extends online offer, says it is not focusing on profitability Jumbo has announced that it is extending the range it offers online, with the addition of a number of the product...