AHOLD TO HOLD SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING SEPT. 4
last week it will hold a general shareholders' meeting Sept. 4 in The Hague. The company said it will explain at the meeting why it is delaying the release of its consolidated 2002 financial statements. Ahold also said it will issue detailed financial information on Sept. 4 about Albert Heijn, its Dutch supermarket chain, and Stop & Shop Supermarkets, Quincy, Mass.
$500 MILLION-PLUS BILL IN VISA/MASTERCARD CASE