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									          Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review

       Reference Code: GDRT27117FSA                                                                                     Publication Date: APR 2011

       Piet Heinkade 167 - 173                   Phone              +31 20 5095100                      Revenue            29,530 (million EUR)
       Amsterdam                                 Fax                +31 20 5095110                      Net Profit         853 (million EUR)
       1019 GM                                   Website            www.ahold.com                       Employees          122,027
                                                 Exchange           AH [Euronext Amsterdam Stock        Industry
       Netherlands                                                                                                         Retailing
                                                                    Exchange]

      Company Overview
       Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (Ahold) is a food retailing company. It is an international group of quality supermarkets based in the US
       and Europe. Ahold is also engaged in operating specialty stores, drug stores, and wine & liquor shops under the brand names,
       Etosand Gall & Ga among others. Its comprehensive range of products includes food and non-food items. The brands offered by
       Ahold in the US are Stop & Shop, Giant-Landover, Giant-Carlisle, Martins and Peapod. The brands operated by Ahold in Europe
       are Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall & Gall, Hypernova, Albert, and ICA AB. The company operates 2,909 stores. The company is
       headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                    Koninklijke Ahold N.V., SWOT Analysis
      John Rishton                          Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Dick Boer                             Chief Operating Officer, Europe
                                                                                                                        Declining Market Share in
                                                                                     Increasing Liquidity Ratios
      Kimberly Ross                         Chief Financial Officer                                                     Sector
      Lawrence Benjamin                     Chief Operating Officer, Ahold           Substantial Brand Positioning
                                            USA                                                                         Decreased Profitability Ratios
      Lodewijk     Hijmans     van     den Director
      Bergh
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,        Opportunities                      Threats
      GlobalData

      Share Data                                                                     Growing Restaurant Industry        Intense Competition
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V.
                                                                                     Business Expansion                 Stringent Government
       Share Price (EUR) as on 04-Apr-2011                                  9.68                                        Regulations
       EPS (EUR)                                                            0.73

       Market Cap (million EUR)                                          10,709
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Enterprise Value (million EUR)                                    11,902      Research, GlobalData

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                       1,145
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                          Recent Developments
                                                                                     Mar 04, 2010         Ahold reports net sales increase in fourth
                                                                                                          quarter
                                                                                     Feb 11, 2010         Ahold USA, Cabot Creamery launch
                                                                                                          healthy recipes
                                                                                     Feb 08, 2010         Ahold completes acquisition of Ukrop's
                                                                                                          stores
                                                                                     Jan 19, 2010         Ahold acquires Ukrop's stores to expand
                                                                                                          in Virginia
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                     Research, GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData




Koninklijke Ahold N.V. (AH) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                      Reference Code: GDRT27117FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Key Facts................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Key Employee Biographies ..................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - History ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Company Statement.............................................................................................................................................................. 11
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
            BusinessUnit.......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................. 15
      Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - SWOT Analysis ..................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Strengths......................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Strength - Increasing Liquidity Ratios ............................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Strength - Substantial Brand Positioning ........................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Strength - Potential Customer Base................................................................................................................................................................ 17
            Koninklijke Ahold N.V. - Weaknesses.................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector.......................................................................................................................................
								
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