“In consultation with the issuers of target coupons and the Comeos industry association, we have reached a commitment to automate the allocation process,” a Colruyt spokesman said. “A simple and clear application is transparent to the customer and relieves the cashiers. “
Other supermarket chains did not separate either. Delhaize has stated that as of September 1, meal vouchers will no longer be accepted for non-food products.
Wim Van Edom from Comeos confirms the changes. VIA (the organization that compiles the issuers of meals) has decided to better control the correct application of the system. Achieving this correctly everywhere was no small feat. Therefore, a schedule was established to give the stores time to adapt their checkout systems. The coronavirus crisis did not speed things up, but the deadline was set for September. “