ONTARIO, ATLANTA RESULTS HURT A&P SALES, NET

MONTVALE, N.J. -- A&P said results in Ontario and Atlanta led to decreased sales and earnings for the first quarter ended June 18.Income before the effect of an accounting change totaled $7.2 million in the 16-week quarter, down 58% compared with net income of $17.1 million in last year's first quarter.Sales fell 1.6% to $3.23 billion. Same-store sales at U.S. stores rose 1.1% after adjusting for

MONTVALE, N.J. -- A&P said results in Ontario and Atlanta led to decreased sales and earnings for the first quarter ended June 18.

Income before the effect of an accounting change totaled $7.2 million in the 16-week quarter, down 58% compared with net income of $17.1 million in last year's first quarter.

Sales fell 1.6% to $3.23 billion. Same-store sales at U.S. stores rose 1.1% after adjusting for the effect of a three-week strike by competitors in New Jersey in 1993, A&a

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