AMSTERDAM — Volumes were flat but inflation — along with an assist from Hurricane Irene — led to a “robust” third quarter for Ahold's U.S. stores, officials said last week.
Ahold's U.S. Sales, Profits Outpace Expectations in Q3
AMSTERDAM Volumes were flat but inflation along with an assist from Hurricane Irene led to a third quarter for Ahold's U.S. stores, officials said last week. Sales at Ahold's U.S. stores which include the Stop & Shop, Giant of Carlisle, Pa., and Giant of Landover, Md. banners improved by 8.5% to $5.8 billion, with identical-store sales excluding gas rising by 4.5%. The sales results were well ahead