Ahold Q2 Net Profit Up 24.6%
Royal Ahold NV posted a 24.6% rise in its second-quarter profit.
Ahold's quarterly net profit surged to 248 million euros ($309 million), beating analysts' estimates of EUR241.7 million.
Its sales climbed 11.9% to EUR7.692 billion, while operating profit jumped 18.5% to EUR326 million.
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