• Aisling Balfe

    Ahold restructures and aims for the top league

    July 15 2011

    Ahold chief executive Dick Boer commented last week that the company was waiting for the right time and opportunity for an acquisition.

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    Ahold appoints former Tesco and Carrefour exec


    Grocer Ahold has appointed former Tesco and Carrefour executive James McCann to a newly created role on its corporate executive board as chief commercial and development officer, effective September 1. This position will help drive the retailer’s growth strategy. McCann will focus on developing “innovative ways to serve customer needs, ...

  • Ahold Stop and Shop 2

    Ex-Tesco man McCann resurfaces at Ahold


    Highly rated former Tesco and Carrefour man James McCann has joined Dutch grocer Ahold in a new role of chief commercial and development officer.

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    Ahold reports sales growth


    Dutch retailer Ahold reported net sales up 5.9% in the first quarter of 2011 on the same period last year, up to E9.25bn (£8.2bn).

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    Ahold appoints Europe COO Dick Boer as CEO


    Ahold has appointed Dick Boer as chief executive of the company, with effect from March 2011. He will succeed John Rishton, who is leaving to become chief executive of Rolls-Royce. Boer, who has been with the company since 1998, is chief operating officer of Ahold’s European division and member of ...

  • News

    Ahold Q2 net sales up 10.8%


    Food retailer Ahold saw net sales in the second quarter of 2010 climb 10.8% to €7.1bn (£5.8bn) compared with the same quarter last year, up 4.4% at constant exchange rates. This was positively impacted by business acquisitions in the first quarter, mainly Ukrop’s in the US.

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    Ahold Q1 profits up 45.7%


    Dutch retailer Ahold posted a 45.7% rise in first-quarter net profit to reach €274m (£226.6m), mainly due to changes in its estimates for provisions for its former subsidiaries. It posted a 1% sales increase in its first quarter to reach E8.7bn (£7.2bn), a 3.4% increase at constant exchange rates. Operating ...

  • Ahold: second quarter profits slide

    Ahold profits slump in second quarter on divestments


    Dutch giant Ahold, operator of US grocery chains Stop Shop and Giant, has suffered a 42% fall in second-quarter net profit to €195m (£163m).

  • Ahold Stop and Shop

    Chapter 11 provisions take shine off Ahold’s US performance


    International grocery group Ahold has reported that its US chains Stop Shop and Giant-Landover delivered their best like-for-like performance “in many years” during the first quarter.

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    Carrefour and Ahold post resilient third-quarter sales


    French retailer Carrefour and Dutch grocer Ahold posted resilient third-quarter trading updates.