Ahold Buys Dutch E-tailer

AMSTERDAM — Ahold here said Monday it has agreed to acquire bol.com, the Netherlands’ largest online retailer, for about $470 million in cash.

“We welcome bol.com to our family of strong retail brands,” said Dick Boer, chief executive officer, Ahold. “Bol.com provides us with the platform, scale and expertise we need to accelerate our growth in online retaili

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