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Reuters reports that Ahold CEO John Rishton has told a press conference that the company “will continue to look for opportunities to acquire businesses in geographical regions we operate in.”

And, according to the story, Belgium-based Delhaize continues “to be a good merger candidate.”
KC's View:
I keep hearing that at last when it comes to the US, Ahold is more interested in selling than buying. And I continue to love the idea of Delhaize acquiring Ahold’s US businesses, mostly because Delhaize is doing such interesting and innovative work up and down the east coast.