SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here reported sales and net earnings gains for the second quarter and first half ended June 29.
to $19.5 million from $19 million last year. Same-store sales were up 2.8%.
For the 26-week half, sales climbed 15.1% to $1.4 billion from $1.2 billion a year before. Net earnings rose 1.8% to $34.2 million from $33.6 million. Same-store sales increased 3.3% in the six months.
"We are pleased with our second-quarter and half-year resul