Costs Hit Weis' Bottom Line

SUNBURY, Pa. -- Weis Markets here said yesterday higher energy costs and other expenditures contributed to a decline in profits for the 13-week fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 30.

SUNBURY, Pa. -- Weis Markets here said yesterday higher energy costs and other expenditures contributed to a decline in profits for the 13-week fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 30. The company said its net income for the period was down about 24%, to $14 million, compared with the 14-week period of a year ago. Sales in fourth-quarter 2006 were down 4%, to $577.6 million, but were up 2.7% when adjusted for the extra week in 2005. Comparable-store sales rose 2.1%. For the full

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