MILAN, Ill. -- Eagle Food Centers here said sales and earnings fell for the second quarter and first half ended Aug. 1. for the half, while same-store sales dropped 3.6% for the quarter and 3.2% for the half. The company said stores not affected by new competition declined 1% for the quarter and 0.8% for the half. The company said its stores were hit with five openings by competitors during the quarter that affected six stores and 10 such openings during the half that affected 15 stores. ...
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