Delhaize Group Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date
BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 31, 2007 - Delhaize Group (Euronext
Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer,
confirms that it will announce its third quarter 2007 results (ended
September 30, 2007) on Thursday November 8, 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 third quarter
2007 financial results during an investors' conference call that will
start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. ET) on November 8, 2007. To
participate in the conference call, please call +44 20 7108 6390
(U.K.) or +1 210 795 0624 (U.S.), with "Delhaize" as password.
The conference call will also be broadcast live over the internet on
November 8, 2007 at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. ET) 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.
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.
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