MILAN, Ill. -- Despite stepped up competition, Eagle Food Centers here avoided a major impact on sales and earnings by moving forward with merchandising and operations improvements, company officials said. Although rival retailers opened 10 stores -- including four supercenters -- from late July to mid-October, Eagle's financial results for the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Nov. 2 were better than anticipated, Herb Dotterer, senior vice president and chief financial officer, told ...
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