FREEHOLD, N.J. -- Third-quarter earnings at Foodarama Supermarkets here fell 13.9% compared with the year-ago results, said the company last week.
d that some stores experienced decreased sales as the result of competitive openings.
Earnings of $496,000, or 48 cents a share, were down from $576,000, or 57 cents a share, in the same period last year. Increases in interest expense, depreciation and amortization affected earnings, Foodarama said. Earnings before interest, taxes