AMSTERDAM — Ahold's effort to consolidate its U.S. businesses into a single entity will allow the retailer opportunities to explore new store formats, put a greater effort behind shopper loyalty programs and better positions it to make acquisitions in the new fiscal year, officials said last week. “We're actively looking for growth opportunities where we see a strategic fit, the price is right, and we can integrate smoothly,” Dick Boer, chief executive officer of Ahold, said during a ...

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