During 2010, retail group Ahold’s consolidated net sales reached €29.5bn (£25.2bn), up 4.4% after adjustments or 5.7% on a non-adjusted basis. During the fourth quarter, consolidated net sales, which do not include the joint ventures ICA Group in Scandinavia and JMR, were €6.9bn (£5.9bn). This is an increase of 5.5% over the fourth quarter of 2009, after adjustments for constant exchange rates and the impact of an additional week in 2009 - a 2.6% increase on a non-adjusted basis.