Supermarket chain, Jumbo, has a good first half of the year. The supermarket group saw its consumer sales by more than 14 percent, rising to 5.1 billion euros, the company informs on Tuesday. This is an increase of 634 million euros, compared with a year earlier. The restauranttak to the Jumbo in La Place, it is going so well.
the Jumbo is pointing to the coronacrisis as the reason for the strong increase in sales. The corona disease outbreak, there were more people in their homes, allowing them to spend more in the grocery stores. Also, they went all the coronacrisis up in the air: the sales grew by 50 per cent compared to the first half of the year, by 2019 at the latest.
The supermarket chain is already on the rise, so the next lot will grow. In the Netherlands, and Belgium, this year there will be 25 physical locations and there is a so-called third party e-fulfillment center (EFC) in Bleiswijk, the netherlands, in the case of online shopping. The third EMAIL goes hand in hand with the growth of thousands of jobs, allows the Jumbo. This would be the number of Jumbo-the employees at the end of the year, to 100,000, and according to the company.
What is the coronacrisis sales at the grocery stores, the second, the right of the negative consequences for the flunch Place de La. The sales amounted to 33 million euros, which is less than half of the turnover of the previous year, when the questions are still 82 million in revenue is good. In addition to the coronamaatregelen to play in the conclusion of the twelve Hudson's Bay locations in the restauranttak is also an issue.
the Jumbo was Monday, it announced that 23 branches in La Place is no longer open and was permanently closed to continue. The formula is to be adapted to the respective locations in the new concept will not be cost-effective. Due to the closure, stand up to 480 jobs are on the line.