Paula A. Price, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and former CFO of Ahold USA, has been named to the Dollar General board of directors effective Aug. 26.
Ahold has entered into an agreement to acquire Spar's business in the Czech Republic.
Ahold USA announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the company’s Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4.
Ahold plans to significantly expand its Peapod presence in the U.S. market.
Paula Price is resigning as executive VP and CFO as Ahold USA.
The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Ahold USA for its efforts to reduce food waste, the agency said.
Ahold USA announced that Gordon Reid will join the company’s Giant-Landover division as president, effective Nov. 4.
Ahold USA said that Giant Food of Landover, Md., divisional president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Sept. 13, to pursue another opportunity.
Ahold USA has appointed Nick Bertram as its senior VP store strategy and execution, the supermarket operator said.
Ahold USA and its Stop & Shop banner have donated half a million dollars to a charitable organization set up to aid victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Boston.
Ahold USA, a division of Netherlands-based Royal Ahold, said six newly built stores had received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Ahold USA announced it has appointed Paul Scorza as chief information officer for the company, effective April 1.
Ahold reported that sales for the fourth quarter rose 7.5% to $10.4 billion, boosted largely by its ability to keep U.S. stores open during Hurricane Sandy, said the company.
Ahold banner Giant Food Stores is opening a cheese and specialty food store in central Pennsylvania, the supermarket chain said.
Royal Ahold announced it has named James McCann as COO of Ahold USA, effective Jan. 1.
Koninklijke Ahold will open its first grocery store tailored to singles, in Germany, according to Bloomberg, which cited a report by Financial Times Deutschland.
Ahold subsidiary Giant Food said it has commenced its conversion of 15 former Genuardi's stores.
Royal Ahold NV has agreed to acquire bol.com, the Netherlands’ largest online retailer, for about $470 million in cash.
One of the supermarket chains operated by Netherlands-based Royal Ahold has installed rooftop solar panels at two of its stores.
Ahold experienced several bright spots during its fourth quarter and full year, the Dutch-based supermarket company said.