NEEDHAM, Mass. -- Meal sales at a Roche Bros. store located here experienced a double-digit improvement after a unit of Boston Market down the street closed its doors. The Roche Bros. store, one of three the 13-unit chain operates under its Sudbury Farms banner, posted a 40% increase in sales of its hot, ready-to-eat food within three weeks of the closedown last month.
Not only that, but sales have continued to grow. For the week ending November 7, sales were up 4% over the previous w