CARR GOTTSTEIN SALES UP, NET DOWN

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Carr Gottstein Foods here said sales were up slightly but earnings dropped dramatically in the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Oct. 1.harge of $2.2 million related to an aborted sale-leaseback transaction.Sales for the 39 weeks were up 4.1% to $449.4 million. Net income dropped 19.4% to $5.4 million, including the charge.Same-store sales for the Carrs Quality Centers super combination

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Carr Gottstein Foods here said sales were up slightly but earnings dropped dramatically in the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Oct. 1.

harge of $2.2 million related to an aborted sale-leaseback transaction.

Sales for the 39 weeks were up 4.1% to $449.4 million. Net income dropped 19.4% to $5.4 million, including the charge.

Same-store sales for the Carrs Quality Centers super combination stores were up 0.1%. Same-store sales for the smaller Eagl

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