VOLUME AT NASH FINCH HITS RECORD IN QUARTER

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nash Finch Co. here said gains from new wholesale accounts pushed sales to record levels for the first quarter ended March 25. Sales increased 0.9% for the 12-week quarter to $623.6 million, while net income rose 4.6% to $2.7 million. According to Al Flaten, president, "The sales gain for the quarter was principally due to the addition of new wholesale accounts, while improved results

MINNEAPOLIS -- Nash Finch Co. here said gains from new wholesale accounts pushed sales to record levels for the first quarter ended March 25. Sales increased 0.9% for the 12-week quarter to $623.6 million, while net income rose 4.6% to $2.7 million. According to Al Flaten, president, "The sales gain for the quarter was principally due to the addition of new wholesale accounts, while improved results from corporate retail operations contributed to the earnings increase." He said further

Register to view the full article