CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ruddick Corp. here said it expects comparable store sales growth at its Harris Teeter subsidiary to exceed 2% for the first quarter ended Dec. 31.
ring the last fiscal quarter."
However, he said sales results for the quarter were uneven in non-core markets. "These are markets that we continue to focus on [as we] evaluate ways to achieve greater sales potential," Dickson said.
Ruddick said earnings per share could be slightly lower than the 26 cents