The two markets in Braine-le-Comte and Gembloux, south of Brussels, follow an open concept with thematic zones focusing on food of all kinds and their preparation. From fresh food counters and ready-meal offerings to the marketplace to the specialty niches and the “warehouse” – this diverse offering forms a small culinary journey where customers can find what they are looking for, but also gain inspiration. At the same time, the market remains easy to navigate and is characterized by a cozy atmosphere.
Gastronomy in retail is a megatrend with great business potential, whether in-store cooking or baking as an event, drinks for coziness or convenience offers to go. Have you developed a taste for it? Find answers to your questions and innovative solutions for your needs in the Food Service Equipment dimension at EuroShop.
Fresh food counters, snacks, drinks and specialties
In addition, louis delhaize OPEN MARKET’s services include fast-charging stations for electric cars, click & collect offers and a recycling center for batteries, light bulbs, small electrical appliances and more.
Many grocery retailers and supermarket chains are expanding their concepts beyond simply putting merchandise on rows of shelves. The quality and origin of food are increasingly moving to the center of customer attention; inspiration for shopping and food preparation is taking on an ever more important role; sustainability issues such as the packaging-free sale of products and materials used are increasingly in the spotlight; and the demand for flexible services and payment options is also rising. Retailers are challenged to be creative and to take a close look at the customer journey from the customer’s point of view in order to create a compelling shopping experience.