Ahold’s entry to the U.S. was not unprecedented, as it came amid a wave of foreign retailers looking to America for growth (and for many, a safe place to invest what might otherwise be subject to high taxes at home). This following timeline highlights Ahold USA's acquisitions and other significant events, starting from 1977. Related Stories: 35 Years of Trials and Triumphs New World: A 'Reshaping' Ahold Looks Ahead Ahold's 'Our ...

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