Ahold Delhaize Named As Member Of Coopernic Buying Group
The newly-formed Ahold Delhaize retail group has been formally named as a member of buying group Coopernic, and will participate in its sourcing programmes from September 1 next.
Coopernic now includes four members, Ahold Delhaize, E. Leclerc, Coop Italia and Rewe Group.
In a statement, Coopernic said that its ‘primary mission remains to strengthen the independence and performance of each retailer on its market, through optimisation of commercial conditions with international suppliers, delivering added value for customers’.
Ahold Delhaize announced the completion of its merger on July 25, creating a business that incorporates 22 retail brands serving more than 50 million customers each week in 11 countries.
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