NEW YORK -- Ahold, Zaandam, Netherlands, outlined plans for growth that call for a doubling of net income within five years and an aggressive supply chain integration in U.S. operations. The chain is also looking to import a number of key technologies to its U.S. operations that it has already implemented with wide success in Europe, Cees van der Hoeven, president of Ahold, told SN in an interview here. "We're looking to double our earnings over a five-year period. We've done that in the ...
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