About AMS

AMS was founded by the leading retailers of five European countries to create synergy in commodity buying.
Since 1987 AMS has been initiating, managing, and coordinating joint buying activities for its members, European retailers.
AMS creates economies of scale, pooling the expertise and volumes of 13 major European retailers.
By sourcing commodities on a European/ Global scale, AMS delivers its members the best possible quality at the lowest price.
With AMS, retailers are now able to give shoppers greater value for money, which improves their bottom line, and gives them a clear competitive edge in today's fast-moving retail market.


AMS Shareholders:
Ahold NV   Netherlands/Belgium/Czech

Dansk Supermarked Gruppen




Jeronimo Martins & Filhos SA / Uniarme


Kesko Food Ltd.




WM Morrison Supermarkets plc

 United Kingdom





Systeme U


El Corte Inglés


AMS Members:


Booker             United Kingdom
Hagar Iceland