(Aug. 2, 2001) -- Royal Ahold's Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. today said six agencies had made the cut to handle its estimated $10 million account. Contenders are Wolf Group and Omnicom Group's Merkley Newman Harty, both New York; Cronin & Co., Glastonbury, Conn.; Holland Mark and Velocity, both Boston; and Interpublic Group of Cos.' Mullen
, Weham, Mass. The incumbent, Havas Advertising's Arnold Worldwide, Boston, did not participate. Pile & Co., Boston, is handling. The grocery store has more than 300 stores in the Northeast. -- Hillary Chura
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