ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Ingles Markets here reported big net earnings gains plus increased sales for the third quarter and nine months ended June 29.
5.05 million from $10.6 million. Sales in the quarter rose 6.5% to $370.4 million from $347.8 million a year before. Volume in the nine months was up 8.6% to $1.1 billion from $1 billion. Same-store sales rose 5.8% in the nine months; they are not reported quarterly.
Two new store openings, four renovation/replacement projects and 12