FRED MEYER NET RISES 13%, SALES 9% IN 2ND QUARTER

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Inc. here said net income rose 13.2% to $19.2 million in the second quarter ended Aug. 13.ile nonfood sales rose 1.6%.Net income reflected three nonrecurring items in 1993 that reduced earnings by $2.6 million, or 9 cents per share.Robert G. Miller, chairman and chief executive officer, said the company faced difficult comparisons because in the 1993 second quarter it

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fred Meyer Inc. here said net income rose 13.2% to $19.2 million in the second quarter ended Aug. 13.

ile nonfood sales rose 1.6%.

Net income reflected three nonrecurring items in 1993 that reduced earnings by $2.6 million, or 9 cents per share.

Robert G. Miller, chairman and chief executive officer, said the company faced difficult comparisons because in the 1993 second quarter it benefitted from strong garden and outdoor seasonal sales, combined w

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