Ahold Delhaize is the product of the July 2016 merger between Dutch-based Ahold and Belgium's Delhaize, forming the fourth- largest grocer in the U.S. and a top player in many parts of Europe. The United States is the largest market, accounting for 62% of pro forma sales, with Ahold Delhaize the leading grocer on the eastern seaboard. The U.S. store network stretches from Maine to Georgia and includes such banners as Stop & Shop, Giant Carlisle, Giant Landover, Food Lion, Hannaford, and Peapod. The Netherlands and Belgium account for 21% and 8% of sales, respectively, and Ahold Delhaize is in the number-one and number-two positions in these countries. A further 9% of sales come from central and southeastern Europe, including the Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, and Serbia.