ZAANDAM, The Netherlands -- Royal Ahold here and German retailer Allkauf said they will jointly enter the Polish market through the development of various retail formats. While the companies didn't divulge details of their program, they said it may include partnerships with local Polish retail companies. Initial operations are scheduled to begin this spring. ence with hypermarkets, including 20 units in Germany.

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