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The supermarket chain started in Oostzaan. Eight years later, Heijn opened new stores in Purmerend and Zaandam. He continued to increase the range of goods, and to increase the number of shops. By 1910, he was operating ten shops. He later started selling goods branded with his name.
References[change | change source]
- Viner, Brian. "Albert Heijn: Dutch businessman who used his fortune to benefit Hereford". Independent. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Albert Heijn B.V. (Supermarket)". FIS. Retrieved 20 February 2016.[permanent dead link]