Promotion Woes Sink Roundy’s Q3

MILWAUKEE — Roundy’s Supermarkets here said its third-quarter sales and profitability were down in part because a promotion based on the Monopoly board game failed to capture its shoppers’ attention the same way it did a year ago.

Net earnings of $7.9 million for the 13-week quarter that ended Sept. 29 were down 35.8%. Sales of $974 million decreased by 0.3%, reflecting a 3.6% decline in same-store sales

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