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Colruyt Opens 124th OKay Store In Diegem, Belgium

Published on Mar 9 2017 4:34 PM in Retail tagged: Belgium / Store Opening / Colruyt Group

Colruyt Opens 124th OKay Store In Diegem, Belgium

Belgian retailer Colruyt Group has announced that it opened its 124th OKay store in the town of Diegem, outside Brussels, on 8 March.

The 'practical local supermarket' offers convenient, inexpensive and easy shopping, the company said.

The new generation store has a 'fresh and modern design' , with broad aisles and high glass walls. There is an in-store bakery, an ample fresh produce selection, and an expansive mix of national, private-label, and discount brands.

The 'Easy Cooking' counter offers ingredients for certain dishes, for customers who are on-the-go. With a space of 650 square metres, it has a staff of 12.

The company said that it strives to ensure its outlets are sustainably built. The Diegem shop has a propane-powered cooling system, which cuts greenhouse gas emission by 90% compared to a synthetic coolant.

The insulation and ventilation systems help reduce loss of heat, with the ventilation system able to recover up to three-quarters of the warmth in the air, and the implementation of LED lighting has also cut energy use by 30%.

© 2017 European Supermarket Magazine – your source for the latest retail news. Article by Karen Henderson. Click subscribe to sign up to ESM: The European Supermarket Magazine.

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