Royal Ahold
CONTENDER
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Food and Drug Stores: 7
(Previous rank: 9)
Overall score: 5.48

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Royal Ahold stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 8
People management 8
Use of corporate assets 7
Social responsibility 8
Quality of management 8
Financial soundness 8
Long-term investment 8
Quality of products/services 8
Global competitiveness 1
Most Admired
1 Publix Super Markets 6.84
2 Whole Foods Market 6.80
3 Kroger 6.45
4 Walgreen 6.41
5 Safeway 6.33
6 CVS/Caremark 6.25
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
7 Royal Ahold 5.48
8 Ruddick 5.43
9 Supervalu 3.88
10 Winn-Dixie Stores 3.50
11 Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea 3.32
12 Rite Aid 3.06
From the March 21, 2011 issue
†Only companies that score in the top half of their industry survey are listed as Most Admired. The rest are listed as contenders.
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Headquarters
Piet Heinkade 167-173
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1019
www.ahold.com
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