Giant food, Landover, Md., said it has deferred consideration of its regular quarterly cash dividend until next month. The company, which is in the process of being acquired by Ahold, Zaandam, Netherlands, said it anticipates that the closing of Ahold's tender offer will occur prior to Nov. 6, the customary record date for the dividend. and the company said results have so far exceeded expectations. Food lion, Salisbury, N.C., said it plans to increase its store base by 80 new supermarkets ...

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