Ahold buys Bol.com for €350 million

Mon 27 February 2012 15:00, Tamara Yadvichuk

Ahold buys Bol.com for €350 million

Dutch retailer group Ahold is acquiring Bol.com, the largest webshop in the Netherlands, for €350 million, the two companies announced today in a press release.

Online world picked up the news immediately, and once again Twitter seems to be the fastest one. The first tweet about the acquisition was posted at 7:04 by @hold_thepresses, who published the press release, and was followed by an explosion of retweets, articles and blog posts.

In the Netherlands Ahold owns Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall & Gall and albert.nl which provides online retail and delivery for the three stores. With Bol.com joining this collection of strong brands, the Ahold group will be covering a huge segment of online retail ranging from food and personal care products to books and electronics. So should we expect a Bol.com tab to be added to albert.nl homepage?

2702%20albert.nl

  • Comments (0)
  • News
  • Tell-a-cowboy

Comment

  • HTML is not allowed. URLs are automatically clickable.
    * Email address is not shown



  • BA Plane on Fire
  • Twitter's new logo
  • Introducing Google Play
  • msnNow
  • Arianna Huffington and Mathias Dopfner (Axel Springer) discuss the media issues
  • Twitter in Plain English
  • Good - bye Twitter! - Miley Cyrus
  • Celebrity Twitter Overkill: SuperNews!

Events

Last event

Bloggers

  • J-P De Clerck
    J-P De Clerck

    Profession: Customer-centric digi...

    Company: Conversionation

  • Sam Murray
    Sam Murray

    Profession: Senior Search Consultant

    Company: Verve Search

  • Susie Hood
    Susie Hood

    Profession: Head of Copywriting

    Company: Click Consult / SEO C...

  • Tom Bogaert
    Tom Bogaert

    Profession: Managing Partner

    Company: QueroMedia


Latest Videos

Border_top
Border_bottom

Columns

  • Lizette van der Laan
    Social Media Image

    Is it the real you, the witty you, the person who reads the most interesting articles, makes t...




Newsletter

Subscribe to SC Newsletter:


RSS Feed

Are you a bloggerFacebook


Search



© 2014 Searchcowboys.com - All Rights Reserved - All views and opinions expressed are those of the authors of Searchcowboys.

All trademarks, slogans, text or logo representation used or referred to in this website are the property of their respective owners. Sitemap