Operates grocery stores and specialty stores
Royal Ahold NV engages in the food retailing and the operation of supermarket companies.
The company operates through three geographical segments: Ahold USA, The Netherlands, and Europe.
The Ahold USA segment includes Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle and Peapod.
The Netherlands segment covers Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall and Gall, and albert.nl.
The Europe segment includes Albert and Hypernova.
The company was founded by Albert Heijn on May 27, 1887 and is headquartered in Zaandam, Netherlands.