Shareholders and members
Musgrave is the leading food retailer and wholesaler on the island of Ireland, and one of Ireland’s longest-running family businesses, founded in 1876 by brothers Thomas and Stuart Musgrave. The business partners with local entrepreneurs to build market leading brands. Through its brands SuperValu, Centra, Daybreak, MarketPlace and Chipmongers, the business feeds 1 in 3 people in Ireland every day and supports more than 40,000 jobs in over 1,400 stores. Musgrave is a business with strong values, bold ideas and a good track record of balancing profitability with doing the right thing.
UNIARME is a cooperative whose core business is the acquisition, storage and distribution of goods to its 22 associates, which include Cash & Carry, Supermarket and Hypermarket chains. In acting as a central buyer for its associates, UNIARME contracts and manages business relations with more than 600 national and foreign suppliers, and coordinates a central financial system. In addition, UNIARME offers its members various back-up services, such as technical education and shop design and decoration. UNIARME is authorized distributor of EURO SHOPPER products in Portugal.
For more information, visit the UNIARME website at http://www.uniarme.pt.
Jerónimo Martins is a Food Distribution Group, with market leadership positions in Poland with its Biedronka’s soft discount stores and in Portugal with the Pingo Doce supermarket and Recheio cash-and-carry banners. In Colombia, Jerónimo Martins’ Ara stores have expanded to the Caribbean Coast in 2015. These banners represented over 3,200 stores.
In 2015, it achieved sales of 13.7 billion euros and an EBITDA of 800 million euros. The Group employs a total of 89,027 people, and ended the year with a market capitalisation of 7.5 billion euros on the NYSE Euronext Lisbon.
For more information, visit the Jerónimo Martins website at http://www.jeronimomartins.pt/?lang=en
Hagar is a retail company with operations in Iceland, whose businesses are all managed as individual units.
Hagar is a leading retailer in the Icelandic market and operates 58 stores within 6 retail chains as well as 4 warehouses. Hagar’s companies are all operated as individual businesses and therefore have diverse operating models and cultures. Hagar’s core activities are in the grocery sector and the company owns two of the country’s largest grocery retailers, Hagkaup and Bónus, as well as support service companies in the fields of purchasing and distribution. In addition, Hagar operates a specialty product division within Hagkaup and several specialty stores offering well-known lifestyle and retail brands.
For more information, visit the Hager website at http://www.hagar.is
Morrisons is one of the UK’s biggest food retailers, with an annual turnover in excess of £16 billion. Morrisons has more than 490 stores and is the only British supermarket to have own food processing sites and abattoirs. The chain employs expert livestock buyers to pick animals straight from the farmer and is unique in making almost a quarter of the food it sells in store themselves, giving unrivalled control over the supply chain. Morrisons is committed to supporting British farming, that’s why all Morrisons-branded fresh meat and everything on butchers’ counters is 100% British. Morrisons has more skilled specialists on hand to prepare more fresh food in store than any other retailer, with over 5,000 fully trained crafts people in stores including butchers, bakers, fishmongers and cheesemongers. Every week, over 11 million customers pass through Morrisons doors and more than 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. The aim is to give customers more of what matters to them, offering great quality food at low prices.
For more information, visit the Morrisons website at http://www.morrisons.co.uk.
Salling Group operates more than 1,400 stores in four countries, runs several successful Danish e-commerce businesses and employs almost 47,000 people internationally.
Each week more than 9 million shopping trips are carried out in our stores, and every day we provide 1.4 million customers with groceries and everyday essentials in our stores, along with a wide range of nonfood products online.
For more information, visit the Salling Group website at https://sallinggroup.com/
ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is a leading retail company with a focus on food and health. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic which mainly conduct grocery retail, ICA Real Estate which owns and manages properties, ICA Bank which offers financial services and Apotek Hjärtat which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes the wholly owned portfolio company inkClub and Hemtex.
For more information see http://www.icagruppen.se
One of the 40 largest retailers globally, Migros is Switzerland’s No. 1 retailing company and largest employer with more than 97000 employees. It operates ten regional cooperatives (which together have a total of around 800 stores), the Globus chain of department stores and the discount Denner chain. In 2014, these operations generated €26.1 billion in sales for the Migros Group, accounting for more than 24% of the Swiss retail market.
For more information, visit the Migros website at https://www.migros.ch/de/migros-gruppe.html
Kesko is a key operator in the Finnish grocery trade. The aim is to have the highest-quality food stores in Finland where customers are served by about 900 K-food retailers running their locally tailored stores. Kesko and K-retailers form the K-Group, whose retail sales totalled about €11 billion (VAT 0%) in 2015. The K-Group employs around 40,000 people. Kesko grocery trade’s own brands enjoy high brand awareness among Finnish consumers. For example, its private label Pirkka covers more than 2,500 products and has a brand recognition level of nearly 90%. K-food stores also carry nearly 300 K-Menu (K-food stores’ new private label) and over 30 EURO SHOPPER products with low price as the key competitive advantage. The grocery trade has operations in Finland and Russia.
For more information, visit the Kesko Food website at http://www.kesko.fi.
Booker Group is the UK’s leading food & drink wholesaler with sales of c.£5bn from over 200 branches nationwide. The Group consists of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Chef Direct, Ritter-Courivaud, Classic Drinks and Booker Retail Partners. Booker operate four symbol groups which are Premier, Londis, Budgens and Family Shopper, giving suppliers a route to market to over 5,000 disciplined independent retailers. All of these symbol groups stock the Euro Shopper brand. Booker launched Euro Shopper in the UK in 2007 and the brand has continued to go from strength to strength. Booker’s commitment to its customers is ‘choice up, prices down and better service’.
For more information, visit the Booker website at http://www.booker.co.uk.
Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups, a leader in supermarkets and e-commerce, and a company at the forefront of sustainable retailing. Their family of 22 great local brands serves more than 50 million shoppers each week in 11 countries. Each brand shares a passion for delivering great food, value and innovations, and for creating inclusive workplaces that provide rewarding professional opportunities. Their brands have also established meaningful, lasting commitments to strengthen local communities, source responsibly and help customers make healthier choices.
Ahold Delhaize was formed in July 2016 from the merger of Ahold and Delhaize Group, retail innovators for almost 150 years. Their local brands employ more than 375,000 associates in 6,500 local grocery, small format and specialty stores. Ahold Delhaize brands are dedicated to helping customers shop anytime, anywhere and anyhow. In addition to their stores, their brands include the top online retailer in the Benelux and the number one online grocers in the Benelux and the United States. Their local brands are also among the most prominent providers of fresh food and locally tailored own-brand products, including a diverse selection of affordable natural and organic goods. Ahold Delhaize’s international headquarters is in Zaandam, the Netherlands. Their brands are active in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, Serbia and the United States and they participate in joint ventures in Indonesia and Portugal. Ahold Delhaize shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels (ticker: AD) and our American Depositary Receipts trade over-the-counter on OTCQX International (ticker: ADRNY (ADRND until August 9 2016)).
For more information, visit the Ahold Delhaize website at https://www.aholddelhaize.com/