FOOD LION, Salisbury, N.C., said sales for the year ended Jan. 2 rose 0.3% to $10.2 billion. Fiscal 1998 was a 52-week year, while fiscal 1997 was a 53-week year, the company pointed out. Adjusting for the extra week, prior-year sales in the company's southwest division (which was shut down in the fourth quarter of 1997) and changes in the recording of sales tax related to its loyalty-card program, total sales for the year would have been up 6.1%, Food Lion said. The company said sales for ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.