Newell Posts Record Sales, Net o. here has reported record sales and earnings for the second quarter ended June 30. Sales were $801.9 million, up from $735.1 million in 1996. Net income rose to $77.8 million, or 49 cents per share, up from $67.7 million, or 43 cents per share, a year ago. The company attributed the increase in sales to its recently acquired Rolodex, Kirsch and Rubbermaid Office Products businesses and to strong back-to-school shipments. Newell, a manufacturer of housewares, ...
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