Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 13, 2012 - Ahold announced that Giant-Carlisle, a division of Ahold USA, has successfully completed its acquisition of stores in the Greater Philadelphia area of the United States from Genuardi's Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway.
This follows the agreement announced by Giant-Carlisle on January 5, 2012, and its subsequent announcement on June 15, 2012.
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