Acquisition Bolsters Unified

Unified Grocers here said gains from acquired business in Seattle and a broad variety of offerings to meet changing consumer demand helped boost sales and earnings for the third quarter and the 39 weeks that ended June 28. Net income for the member-owned cooperative rose 11% to $4.8 million for the 13-week quarter and 7.7% to $12.2 million for the year to date. The company said increases

LOS ANGELES — Unified Grocers here said gains from acquired business in Seattle and a broad variety of offerings to meet changing consumer demand helped boost sales and earnings for the third quarter and the 39 weeks that ended June 28.

Net income for the member-owned cooperative rose 11% to $4.8 million for the 13-week quarter and 7.7% to $12.2 million for the year to date. The company said increases from the former operations of Associated Grocers, Seattle, which Unified acqu

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