STELLARTON, Nova Scotia -- Sobeys here said it achieved record quarterly net earnings for the first quarter ended Aug. 4. 6.3% to $1.9 billion. The company said all regions of the country contributed to its growth in sales, with both food distribution and food-service sales increasing 6.3% for the quarter, while same-store sales rose 4.6%. Investment in property and equipment totaled $30.6 million in the quarter, compared with $17.3 million in last year's first quarter. During the ...

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