AMSTERDAM — Ahold here said that the “turbulent economic environment” in the U.S. did not have a significant impact on its business in the fourth quarter, and that comparable-store sales were up at two of its three U.S. banners. The company said comps for the fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 30, were up 3.1% at Stop & Shop, but slid 0.3% at sister chain Giant-Landover. At Giant-Carlisle, comps were up 5.7% for the period. For the full year, comps rose 1.7% at Stop & Shop, decreased ...

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