Village Tempers Outlook for Third-Quarter Sales

Village Super Market, which operates 25 ShopRite stores in New Jersey, this week said it expects same-store sales in the current quarter to be impacted by “cautious” behavior on the part of consumers.

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Village Super Market here, which operates 25 ShopRite stores in New Jersey, this week said it expects same-store sales in the current quarter to be impacted by “cautious” behavior on the part of consumers. The company said same-store sales for its fiscal third quarter, which began Jan. 27, would be in the range of -1% to +1%, reflecting shoppers’ “concerns about the economy and rising food and fuel prices.” That compares with same-store sales gains of 2.3% in the second

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