CLOSING OF FOUR UNITS TRIMS DOMINICK'S SALES BY 0.3%

NORTHLAKE, Ill. -- Dominick's Finer Foods here said the closure of four stores resulted in a drop in sales of 0.3% to $584.4 million for the quarter ended Jan. 20. However, same-store sales were up 1.2% for the 12-week period.Los Angeles, last March.Operating cash flow for the quarter rose 13.7% to $29.9 million, or 5.1% of sales, compared with $26.3 million, or 4.5% of sales, a year ago.According

NORTHLAKE, Ill. -- Dominick's Finer Foods here said the closure of four stores resulted in a drop in sales of 0.3% to $584.4 million for the quarter ended Jan. 20. However, same-store sales were up 1.2% for the 12-week period.

Los Angeles, last March.

Operating cash flow for the quarter rose 13.7% to $29.9 million, or 5.1% of sales, compared with $26.3 million, or 4.5% of sales, a year ago.

According to Robert Mariano, president and chief executive officer of the 97-

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