SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Better margins and same-store sales gains at Village Super Market, a ShopRite operator here, lifted net income for the fourth quarter and year ended July 27.
limbed to $2 million, up 247% from last year's $578,000. The gains stemmed mainly from improved gross margins, higher same-store sales and lower coupon costs, Village Super Market reported.
Quarterly sales inched up 0.7% to $174.83 million from $173.7 million a year ago. Same-store sales increased by