SAFEWAY: ACQUISITIONS SPUR SALES AND EARNINGS

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week the acquisition of Dominick's and Carr-Gottstein Foods helped boost sales and earnings for the second quarter and the 24 weeks ended June 19.or the half.Comparable-store sales rose 1.5% for the quarter; the company did not release a comp-store sales figure for the year to date.Safeway acquired Dominick's, Northlake, Ill., in November and Carr-Gottstein,

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week the acquisition of Dominick's and Carr-Gottstein Foods helped boost sales and earnings for the second quarter and the 24 weeks ended June 19.

or the half.

Comparable-store sales rose 1.5% for the quarter; the company did not release a comp-store sales figure for the year to date.

Safeway acquired Dominick's, Northlake, Ill., in November and Carr-Gottstein, Anchorage, Alaska, in April.

During the first two quar

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