MARSH EXPANDS FOURTH-QUARTER LOSS, BUT YEARLY PROFITS RISE

INDIANAPOLIS -- Marsh Supermarkets here posted a loss for the fourth quarter of $1.4 million, compared with a loss of $1.2 million in the year-ago period.Mark Varner, acting chief financial officer, told SN that Marsh's fourth-quarter results often include a loss or very low earnings "because with no holidays, there's not a lot to drive sales, and with snow and other weather-related costs, expenses

INDIANAPOLIS -- Marsh Supermarkets here posted a loss for the fourth quarter of $1.4 million, compared with a loss of $1.2 million in the year-ago period.

Mark Varner, acting chief financial officer, told SN that Marsh's fourth-quarter results often include a loss or very low earnings "because with no holidays, there's not a lot to drive sales, and with snow and other weather-related costs, expenses are higher."

Sales for the 13-week period that ended April 2 increased 11.3% t

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