SUPER RITE NET CLIMBS ALMOST 50%

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Super Rite Corp. here reported that earnings increased by nearly 50% during the first quarter ended May 28.For the quarter, income jumped to $3 million, or 32 cents per share, compared with $2 million, or 21 cents, a year earlier.The company attributed the improvement to the performance of its wholesale operation and Metro superstores. In the wholesale arena, the addition of a new

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Super Rite Corp. here reported that earnings increased by nearly 50% during the first quarter ended May 28.

For the quarter, income jumped to $3 million, or 32 cents per share, compared with $2 million, or 21 cents, a year earlier.

The company attributed the improvement to the performance of its wholesale operation and Metro superstores. In the wholesale arena, the addition of a new account and expanded sales to established customers leveraged increased reve

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