LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets on Monday reported improved sales and earnings in the second quarter.
Sales of $6.2 billion increased 3.4% from last year’s $6 billion, while comparable-stores increased by 2.4%. Net earnings improved 15.8% to $348.4 million and earnings per share were 44 cents, up from 38 cents. Publix in last year’s second quarter saw sales decrease by 2.6%.
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