CARR GOTTSTEIN SALES UP, NET DOWN

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Carr Gottstein Foods here said sales were up slightly but earnings dropped dramatically in the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Oct. 1.harge of $2.2 million related to an aborted sale-leaseback transaction.Sales for the 39 weeks were up 4.1% to $449.4 million. Net income dropped 19.4% to $5.4 million, including the charge.Same-store sales for the Carrs Quality Centers super combination

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Carr Gottstein Foods here said sales were up slightly but earnings dropped dramatically in the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Oct. 1.

harge of $2.2 million related to an aborted sale-leaseback transaction.

Sales for the 39 weeks were up 4.1% to $449.4 million. Net income dropped 19.4% to $5.4 million, including the charge.

Same-store sales for the Carrs Quality Centers super combination stores were up 0.1%. Same-store sales for the smaller Eagle Quality Centers increased 5.5%.

3RD-QUARTER RESULTS

Qtr Ended 10/1/95 10/2/94

Sales $155.7 million $149.7 million

Change + 4%

Net Income $1.5 million $3.1 million

Change - 51.6%

Inc/Share 10 cents 19 cents

39 Weeks 1995 1994

Sales $449.4 million $431.6 million

Change + 4.1%

Net Income $5.4 million $6.7 million

Change - 19.4%

Inc/Share 35 cents 39 cents