HANNAFORD SALES RISE 5.8% IN FIRST QUARTER

SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here said sales increased 5.8% and same-store sales turned positive in the first quarter ended April 2.e current first quarter, but not in the year-ago second quarter, the company said.Net income totaled $11.1 million in the quarter, an increase of 13.2% if the effect of an accounting change is excluded from last year's first quarter. Net in the year-ago quarter

SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Hannaford Bros. here said sales increased 5.8% and same-store sales turned positive in the first quarter ended April 2.

e current first quarter, but not in the year-ago second quarter, the company said.

Net income totaled $11.1 million in the quarter, an increase of 13.2% if the effect of an accounting change is excluded from last year's first quarter. Net in the year-ago quarter included a $2.1 million credit for accounting changes.

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