CARTERET, N.J. -- Pathmark Stores here said last week it will focus in the next year on holding back increases in employee health and pension costs. During a conference call with industry analysts to discuss results for the third quarter and 39 weeks ended Nov. 1, Eileen Scott, Pathmark's chief executive officer, said, "Welfare and pension cost increases are currently my biggest single expense concern." Scott noted that the company made some progress on this issue in a contract agreement ...
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