STORES SAY SUMMER OFF TO A STRONG BEGINNING

There's caution on Wall Street but good news on Main Street about the early summer performance of food retailers.Supermarket operators around the country told SN they are experiencing strong revenue growth and are expecting more of the same for the rest of the summer.Among the companies that said they have experienced strong summer sales are K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va.; Stater Bros. Markets,

There's caution on Wall Street but good news on Main Street about the early summer performance of food retailers.

Supermarket operators around the country told SN they are experiencing strong revenue growth and are expecting more of the same for the rest of the summer.

Among the companies that said they have experienced strong summer sales are K-VA-T Food Stores, Abingdon, Va.; Stater Bros. Markets, Colton, Calif.; and Hy-Vee Food Stores, Des Moines, Iowa.

Nevertheless

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