PRESSURE ON AHOLD AS INVESTORS EYE RESULTS

AMSTERDAM - The deconsolidation of the industry may not be over yet.Following on the heels of Albertsons' sale this month, Ahold shareholders may put pressure on that company to split itself up if its performance does not improve, analysts told SN last week.The speculation followed reports in a London business newspaper that activist hedge funds have been accumulating Ahold's shares with an eye toward

AMSTERDAM - The deconsolidation of the industry may not be over yet.

Following on the heels of Albertsons' sale this month, Ahold shareholders may put pressure on that company to split itself up if its performance does not improve, analysts told SN last week.

The speculation followed reports in a London business newspaper that activist hedge funds have been accumulating Ahold's shares with an eye toward dividing it into three parts: U.S. Foodservice, U.S. retail - which i

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