AHOLD REPURCHASED 1,163,460 AHOLD COMMON SHARES FOR € 14.88 MILLION BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1 AND SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

Zaandam, the Netherlands, 2014-9-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ahold has repurchased 1,163,460 Ahold common shares in the period from September 1, 2014 up to and including September 5, 2014.

The shares were repurchased at an average price of € 12.7927 per share for a total consideration of € 14.88 million. These repurchases were made as part of the € 500 million share buyback program announced on February 28, 2013 as increased by € 1.5 billion to a total amount of € 2 billion announced on June 4, 2013.

The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 133,093,316 common shares for a total consideration of € 1,729.90 million.

During the share buyback program, Ahold publishes a press release every Monday with a weekly update. Click here to view all the relevant information of these these weekly updates. Separate weekly press releases are available upon request. Please send an email to communications@ahold.com if you would like to receive one or more of these weekly releases.

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