BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. -- Ingles Markets here said sales increased 7.4% to $301.5 million in the second quarter ended March 26. It marked the company's eighth consecutive quarter of improved sales results.
nd has increased variety in its grocery department.
Ingles also has reported net-income increases for six consecutive quarters, Ingle said.
In the 13-week quarter, net income totaled $3.9 million, an increase of 53%. Gross profit rose 11.8% to $68 million.