BRNO, Czech Republic -- Ahold has bought 11 supermarket outlets through a privatization project in this country's North Moravia region. The 11 stores were previously leased by Ahold. They will be converted into Mana supermarkets, the store format operated by Euronova, the Czech subsidiary of Ahold.
With the acquisition of the 11 sites, Ahold now fully owns 17 stores in this nation. The company leases premises for 12 other stores and operates a total of 29 stores in the Czech Republic,