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Ahold Delhaize plans to double eCommerce sales by the end of 2020


Ahold Delhaize confirms its commitment to its eCommerce businesses by meeting the growing customer demand for online grocery solutions and by building the leading eCommerce platform in the Netherlands and Belgium. Ahold Delhaize today presents an ambition to double net online consumer sales by 2020. This was revealed in its recently presented  ‘Better Together strategy,’ for fully capturing the benefits of international scale combining with great local brands and associate expertise.

The company will also provide an update on synergies and its financial framework following completion of the merger between Ahold and Delhaize Group in July 2016.

Dick Boer, CEO of Ahold Delhaize, said: “We are excited to share our Better Together strategy, which builds naturally on our combined strong performance as well as the strong foundations of the local brands in our group. Guided by this common compass, we will continue to improve our family of brands to be a better place to shop, a better place to work, and a better neighbor, every day. We are meeting the needs of customers today and anticipating those of tomorrow, by providing more value, quality and convenience.

“Our integration is on track and we have a clear plan to deliver €500 million in net synergies in 2019. We are convinced more than ever that our merger is the right combination at the right time. Driven by our purpose “Together, we build great local brands, bringing fresh inspiration every day,” we will continue to shape a stronger future for Ahold Delhaize, providing fuel for the brands to grow to the benefit of customers, associates, communities and shareholders.”

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