AMSTERDAM — Despite posting profit and sales gains at its U.S. operations in the second quarter, Ahold here said it remained “cautious” in its outlook for the full year because of the potential for commodity cost increases. “With the current drought and of course the impact of possible increasing commodity prices, we’re cautious about the impact of that through the latter part of the year and certainly towards 2013,” said Dick Boer, chief executive ...
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