NORFOLK, Va. -- Farm Fresh here said sales dropped for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 7.
was due in part to the sale of Richmond, Va., stores to Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine. Same-store sales for stores open more than a year declined 4.25%. "Sales in the third quarter were off due to a wet and cold summer, as well as competitive openings," according to Michael E. Julian, president and chief executive officer.
Farm Fresh had a $3.7 million net loss in the