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Ahold records 7.5% rise in Q4 sales

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Amsterdam — Ahold reported Friday that sales for the fourth quarter rose 7.5% to $10.4 billion, boosted largely by its ability to keep U.S. stores open during Hurricane Sandy, said the company. Same-store sales advanced 2.8%.

Its U.S. business includes the Stop & Shop, Giant-Landover and Giant-Carlisle supermarket banners and the Peapod online grocery service. Ahold posted fourth quarter sales of $6.1 billion in the U.S., marking a 4.3% rise over the year-ago period.

For the full fiscal year, sales increased 8.5% to $43.6 billion.

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Giant-Landover donates lunches, water to Inauguration Day law enforcement, participants

BY CSA STAFF

LANDOVER, Md. — A supermarket chain in the Washington area is marking Inauguration Day by donating lunches to the police officers assigned to guard it.

Ahold banner Giant Food of Landover, Md. — also known as Giant-Landover to distinguish it from fellow Ahold banner Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa. — said it would donate boxed lunches and water to the 5,000 officers of the Washington Metropolitan Police Department, U.S. Park Police and National Park Service.

The chain also donated 15,000 bottles of water for Inaugural Parade participants, who include representatives selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee from each of the five branches of the military and all 50 states.

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Kimberly-Clark names IT head

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DALLAS — Kimberly-Clark has named Jennifer Sepull as the company’s chief information officer and VP IT Services, reporting to Mark A. Buthman,SVP and CFO.

Sepull joins Kimberly-Clark from American Honda Motor, Honda’s North American headquarters, based in Torrance, Calif., where she served as VP and CIO of the Information Systems Division, a large team supporting Honda’s $50 billion business in the Americas. Sepull also served as a member of the Honda Global Information Systems management board. She has been recognized by a CIO peer group as a top-10 "breakaway" leader because of her impact in leading IT innovation.

Before joining Honda, Sepull was a principal in the automotive consulting services practice of IBM, and she also pursued several entrepreneurial ventures earlier in her career. Sepull earned her bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and also has pursued other studies at Harvard University and Cambridge University in England.

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