Village Boosts Sales, Profits in 4Q

Improved sales and lower expenses helped drive profits up by 9% to $6.9 million during the fourth quarter for Village Super Market, the retailer said Thursday.

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Improved sales and lower expenses helped drive profits up by 9% to $6.9 million during the fourth quarter for Village Super Market here, the retailer said Thursday. Sales of $298 million for the quarter increased 10.7% compared with the same period a year ago, and same-store sales increased by 3.6%. Food cost inflation, along with the closing of one competitor and increased sales from replacement stores, helped drive the sales increase and offset decreased sales from new

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