Ahold, Zaandam, Netherlands, reported significant gains in total worldwide sales and total net earnings for the second quarter and half ended July 14, 1996. Its U.S. operations, which includes the Tops, Edwards, Giant Food Stores, Bi-Lo, Finast and Stop & Shop chains, saw sales climb 14% in the 12-week quarter and 14.9% in the 28-week half over last year's comparable periods. Operating results for its U.S. arm rose an average of 20.7% in the quarter and 17.9% in the half. The company ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.