ALBERTSON'S EARNINGS, SALES CLIMB

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here said sales and earnings achieved record levels for the third quarter ended Nov. 2. Net income rose 11.7% to $105.4 million for the 13-week quarter and 21.4% to $310.9 million for the 39-week period.said the 1.4% gain in same-store sales for the quarter compared with a drop of 0.3% a year ago. "However, sales momentum has slipped slightly since the quarter's end, and

BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here said sales and earnings achieved record levels for the third quarter ended Nov. 2. Net income rose 11.7% to $105.4 million for the 13-week quarter and 21.4% to $310.9 million for the 39-week period.

said the 1.4% gain in same-store sales for the quarter compared with a drop of 0.3% a year ago. "However, sales momentum has slipped slightly since the quarter's end, and management sees no quick fix," she said. While Albertson's continues to fine-tune its

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