EUROPE: Ahold Delhaize To Be Members Of AMS And Coopernic Buying Groups

Ahold Delhaize has sprung a minor surprise by announcing that it will become a member of two separate buying groups in Europe. The new entity has been confirmed as a member of both AMS and Coopernic.

Ahold was one of the founding members of AMS and the merged retail entity will continue to remain part of the own label buying group.  Meanwhile, Ahold Delhaize will also now join Coopernic, effective 1 September.

AMS includes the likes of Dansk Supermarked, Jeronimo Martins, Kesko, ICA, and Morrisons amongst its ranks.  Coopernic, meanwhile, counts the E.Leclerc, Coop Italia and Rewe groups amongst its members.

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