SUNBURY, Pa. -- Weis Markets here reported its sixth consecutive quarterly sales and earnings increase in the period ended Sept. 30.
For the third quarter, sales increased 7.3% to $404.6 million. Earnings rose 2.4% to $19.2 million. For the 39 weeks, sales at the 150-store chain rose 8.2% to $1.2 billion, while earnings increased 5% to $56.6 million.
"Weis Markets has had a strong third quarter during a time of sluggish growth for retailers across the nation and tremendous com