Can Ahold resist shareholder pressure to sell US operations?
Q2 profits may be up 60%, but Royal Ahold remains under pressure from major shareholders Centaurus and Paulson to give returns a shot in the arm by selling off US operations. For now, Ahold is standing firm, but it needs to deliver tangible results to appease activist investors. Katy Humphries reports.
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