Delhaize Group Announces Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 31, 2007 - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its second quarter 2007 results (ended June 30, 2007) on Thursday August 9, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available immediately after its publication on Delhaize Group's website at www.delhaizegroup.com.
The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the second quarter 2007 financial results during an investors' conference call that will start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. EDT) on August 9, 2007. To participate in the conference call, please call +44 20 7162 0125 (U.K.), +1 334 323 6203 (U.S.) or +32 2 290 1411 (Belgium), with "Delhaize" as password.
The conference call will also be broadcast live over the internet on August 9, 2007 at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. EDT) at www.delhaizegroup.com. An audio replay of this webcast will be available at the same website starting at 06.00 p.m. CET (12.00 p.m. EDT) on August 9, 2007.
Contacts: Guy Elewaut: + 32 2 412 29 48 Geoffroy d'Oultremont: + 32 2 412 83 21 Amy Shue (U.S. investors): + 1 704 633 82 50 (ext. 2529)
Delhaize Group is a Belgian food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. Its sales network consists of approximately 2,500 stores. In 2006, Delhaize Group posted EUR 19.2 billion (USD 24.1 billion) in net sales and other revenues and EUR 351.9 million (USD 441.8 million) in net profit. Delhaize Group employs approximately 138,000 people. Delhaize Group is listed on Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).
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.