At a glance

Delhaize Group,
a leading food retailer

  • 154 000Associates
  • 3 512Stores
  • € 24.4 BRevenues

Delhaize Group is a leading food retailer. The Group has leading positions in food retailing in key markets. Our operating companies have acquired these positions through distinct go-to-market strategies. The Group is committed to offer its customers a locally differentiated shopping experience, to deliver superior value and to maintain high social, environmental and ethical standards. Our Group’s strength is supported by the close cooperation of its operating companies at both the regional and global levels. Delhaize Group is listed on both NYSE Euronext Brussels (ticker symbol: DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: DEG).

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Interview

Interview with
the Chairman
of the Board of Directors and the
Chief Executive Officer

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[Frans Muller] - For me 2015 was about our focus on the customer – making sure that we give our customers what’s important to them, when, and how they want to receive it.

[Mats Jansson] - Our goal, as always, is to bring a better shopping proposition to our customers while creating value for our shareholders.

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Highlights

2015 was about our focus on the customer

  • Q1

    • Signing of Transformation Plan in Belgium
    • Mega Image in Romania launched Gusturi romanesti concept stores
  • Q2

    On June 24, 2015, Ahold and Delhaize Group announced the intention to merge

  • Q3

    • Delhaize Group back in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
    • Food Lion unveils 162 remodeled stores in Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Hannaford launches the “Hannaford Promise”
  • Q4

    • Growth in Greece despite tough economic conditions
    • Delhaize Serbia continued to gain market share in 2015
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  • 872 M

    underlying operating profit
  • 774 M

    capital expenditures
  • 20 M

    customers per week
  • Strategy

    Customer centricity

    At Delhaize Group, customer centricity is a key part of our strategy. We foster a customer centric culture within our company through strong values and actionable promises to all our stakeholders. We back up these customer centric values and promises with investments that directly benefit our customers.

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  • Strategy

    Strategic framework

    Together, our Purpose, our Promise, our Principles and our Values make up our Strategic Framework.They are underpinned by our sustainability ambition – to be a Supergood company.

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Our Promises

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    Our customers

    trust us to provide a great, local shopping experience, in stores and online

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    Our associates

    trust us to be a rewarding employer

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    Our communities

    trust us to be responsible neighbors

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    Our shareholders

    trust us for value creation

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Performance

Delhaize Group operates companies in seven countries on three continents