NORTHLAKE, Ill. -- For the 15th consecutive year, Dominick's Finer Foods here reported record sales for the fiscal year, but an initial public offering this fall negatively affected earnings.
pared with $544.6 million during last year's 12-week period. Comparable-store sales were up 1.3% for the quarter and 1.2% for the year. The increases were primarily due to the extra week in 1996 and the opening of four new stores in the fourth quarter.
Operating cash flow of $34 million a