SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here said sales and earnings rose in the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 28, though quarterly income was lower than expected.
illion. Year-to-date sales increased 16.2% to $2.19 billion from $1.89 billion a year before; same-store sales increased 3.3%. Net earnings rose 1.5% to $54.08 million from $53.3 million.
Quarterly income was below expectations due to Hurricane Fran, which caused disruption and product loss at 20 North Car