ETOBICOKE, Ontario -- Oshawa Group here said net income rose 14% in the second quarter ended Aug. 6.
$1) in the 16-week quarter. Total sales rose 4.5% to $1.36 billion. Food distribution sales increased 5% to $1.27 billion in the quarter and drug store sales fell 2.1% to $88.9 million.
Oshawa, in a statement, said earnings in its Western region benefited from the absence of last year's price war in Alberta. The Eastern region reaped the benefits of the successful integration o