RIDGEWOOD, N.Y. -- Western Beef here reported that sales and earnings decreased in the second quarter and half-year ended June 30.
om $1.24 million.
For the six months, sales dropped 3.7% to $140.6 million from $146 million. Net income declined 4.7% to $1.95 million from $2.05 million.
During the second quarter, the company took on charges of approximately $500,000 related to two store openings and the construction of a third store.
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