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Last €82.60 EUR
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Etablissements Delhaize Frères et Cie “Le Lion” (Groupe Delhaize) S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the operation of food supermarkets. As of December 31, 2014, the company had a store network (which includes company-operated, affiliated and franchised stores) of 3,468 stores. The company’s store network also includes other store formats, such as proximity stores, cash and carry and specialty stores. The company conducts its retail operations primarily through its businesses in the United States, which it refers to as Delhaize America; Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which it refers to collectively as Delhaize Belgium; Greece, Romania, and Serbia, which it refers to collectively as Southeastern Europe; and Indonesia. Delhaize America The company engages in the operation of food supermarkets in the southeastern, mid-Atlantic and northeastern regions of the United States under the banners Food Lion and Hannaford. Food Lion stores are located in 10 different states in the Southeast of the United States. Hannaford is located in five states throughout New England. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 1,361 supermarkets (including the 66 Bottom Dollar Food store locations) in 17 states in the eastern United States. Assortment: The company’s U.S. supermarkets sell various groceries, produce, meats, dairy products, seafood, frozen food, deli/bakery products and non-food items, such as prescriptions, health and beauty care, and other household and personal products. Its U.S. stores offer nationally and regionally advertised brand name merchandise, as well as products manufactured and packaged under private brands. Food Lion offers approximately 25,000 stock-keeping units (SKUs) in their supermarkets, and Hannaford between 25,000 and 46,000 SKUs. Private Brand Products: Each of the company’s U.S. banners offers their own line of private brand products. As of December 31, 2014, Food Lion and Hannaford respectively carried approximately 6,575 and 7,200 private brand SKUs under their private brand programs. Both Food Lion and Hannaford have category-specific private brand lines for organic products, general merchandise, and prepared meals. Loyalty Cards: Food Lion operates a customer loyalty card program, which is called the MVP card program, through which customers could benefit from additional savings. Pharmacies: As of December 31, 2014, there were 156 pharmacies in Hannaford stores and 29 in Food Lion stores. Competition: The major competitors of Food Lion are Wal-Mart, Kroger (including Harris Teeter), Bi-Lo, Lowes Food, ALDI Inc., Save-A-Lot, and Publix. The major competitors of Hannaford are Supervalu (Shaws), Price Chopper, Wal-Mart, DeMoulas (Market Basket), Royal Ahold (Stop & Shop), and ShopRite. Delhaize Belgium Store Network: In Delhaize Belgium, the company’s store network consists of various banners, depending on the specialty, the store size and whether the store is company-operated, franchised or affiliated (stores with a Delhaize banner that are operated by independent third parties to whom the company sells its products at wholesale prices). As of December 31, 2014, the company’s store network consisted of 836 stores in Belgium and 44 stores in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The network included 378 supermarkets under the Delhaize ‘Le Lion’/Delhaize ‘De Leeuw’, AD Delhaize and Red Market banners; 359 proximity stores under the Proxy Delhaize and Shop ‘n Go banners; and 143 specialty stores operated under the Tom & Co banner. The company is also active in e-commerce. Supermarkets: As of December 31, 2014, there were 147 company-operated supermarkets under the Delhaize ‘Le Lion’/Delhaize ‘De Leeuw’ banner and 218 affiliated supermarkets under the AD Delhaize banner in Delhaize Belgium. The Delhaize ‘Le Lion’/Delhaize ‘De Leeuw’ supermarkets have an average size of 1,900 square meters and offer approximately 20,000 SKUs, depending on their size. The AD Delhaize supermarkets have an average size of 1,100 square meters and offer approximately 13,000 SKUs. As of December 31, 2014, Delhaize Group operated 13 Red Market stores in Belgium. The Red M

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