EAGLE'S SALES, EARNINGS FALL IN 2ND QUARTER

MILAN, Ill. -- Eagle Food Centers here said sales and earnings fell for the second quarter and first half ended Aug. 1.for the half, while same-store sales dropped 3.6% for the quarter and 3.2% for the half.The company said stores not affected by new competition declined 1% for the quarter and 0.8% for the half. The company said its stores were hit with five openings by competitors during the quarter

MILAN, Ill. -- Eagle Food Centers here said sales and earnings fell for the second quarter and first half ended Aug. 1.

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