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Ahold looks to grow U.S. biz

AMSTERDAM — Dutch-Belgian supermarket group Ahold Delhaize, the owner of Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food Stores and Hannaford, is looking for acquisitions in the United States, its chief executive announced in a Dutch newspaper report. The comments in Dutch newspaper Financieele Dagblad signal a potential strategy shift for Ahold under chief executive officer

Ahold Delhaize posts strong 3Q results

Ahold Delhaize posts strong 3Q results

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported group sales of €15.8 billion ($18.1 billion) for the third quarter, up 3.6% over the comparable prior year period. Net income was up 26.7% (26% at constant exchange rates) to €459 billion ($525.6 billion). “I’m pleased with these results, as we delivered strong sales and earnings growth, which

Food Lion enhances store base

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion last month unveiled remodeled stores in the Norfolk, Va., the latest of the chain’s markets to get store upgrades as part of an initiative called “Easy, Fresh and Affordable … You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day!” The strategy involves improvements throughout the stores, from the expansion of product

Food Lion to unveil remodeled stores

Food Lion to unveil remodeled stores

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion is unveiling remodeled stores in the Norfolk, Va., market on August 29. In addition to the store upgrades, the retailer has hired an additional 4,000 associates and is donating two food trucks to local food banks, an extension of the company’s longstanding commitment to helping feed the neediest residents in

Food Lion to pick up four BI-LO stores

Food Lion to pick up four BI-LO stores

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion has agreed to acquire four BI-LO stores in the Greater Myrtle Beach, S.C., Florence, S.C., and Columbia, S.C., areas from Southeastern Grocers. “We are so excited to add these four new locations to our network of nearly 70 stores serving the greater Myrtle Beach, Florence and Columbia areas,” said Food

Farm Fresh stores sold by Supervalu

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu Inc. is selling 21 of its 38 Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy stores and is considering selling the rest. According to the terms of deal, the 21 Farm Fresh stores are fetching $43 million from three different retailers — Harris Teeter Inc., Kroger Mid-Atlantic Division and Food Lion. “Over the past two

Food Lion marks 60th anniversary

SALISBURY, N.C.— Food Lion recently celebrated its 60th anniversary by holding a number of special events. To commemorate the milestone, the company randomly selected customers to win 60% off purchases at each of its more than 1,000 stores, as well as providing shoppers a chance to win $10 gift cards. The supermarket chain also filled