SOURCE: Delhaize Group

January 07, 2010 11:05 ET

Delhaize Group Confirms 2009 Revenues Release Date

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB) (NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2009 revenues (ended December 2009) on Thursday January 14, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group's website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication.

Delhaize Group

Delhaize Group is a Belgian international food retailer present in six countries on three continents. At the end of the third quarter of 2009, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 2 697 stores. In 2008, Delhaize Group posted EUR 19 billion (USD 28 billion) in revenues and EUR 467 million (USD 687 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2008, Delhaize Group employed approximately 141 000 people. Delhaize Group's stock is listed on Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

This press release is available in English. You can also find it on the website http://www.delhaizegroup.com. Questions can be sent to investor@delhaizegroup.com.

Financial Calendar

Press release - 2009 fourth quarter and
 full year 2009 results                              March 11, 2010

Press release - 2010 first quarter results           May 5, 2010

Press release - 2010 second quarter results          August 13, 2010

Press release - 2010 third quarter results           November 10, 2010

Certain statements contained in this press release and related statements by management may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. These forward- looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including those described in Delhaize Group's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Delhaize Group undertakes no obligation to update this forward-looking information except as required by law.

Press release in PDF format: http://hugin.info/133961/R/1371146/335459.pdf

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Guy Elewaut:
    + 32 2 412 29 48

    Amy Shue (U.S. investors):
    + 1 704 633 82 50 (ext. 2529)

    Geert Verellen:
    + 32 2 412 83 62

    Barbera Hoppenbrouwers (media):
    +32 2 412 86 69