BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Quality Food Centers here had sales and earnings gains in the second quarter and half ended June 15.
.1 million in net interest expense from its March 1995 recapitalization, reported QFC, which acquired 15 stores and opened two last year. Sales rose 5% to $184.4 million from $175.5 million. Same-store sales were up 1.7%.
For the 24-week half, sales climbed 14.8% to $361 million from $314.5 million. Same-store sales gained 1.4%. Net earnings rose 20% to $10.9 million from $9.1 million.