Lisa A. Tibbitts

Lisa
A. Tibbitts
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FINISHING AHEAD 
Many leading supermarket chains achieved good results during the second half, particularly companies that had already been showing upward momentum.A survey
HARRIS TEETER NEAR NASHVILLE SITE DEAL 
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Harris Teeter here is slated to expand into Nashville, Tenn., and reportedly is eyeing the Jacksonville, Fla., market.The upscale supermarket
CAMELLIA REPOSITIONING WITH STRICTLY RETAIL FOCUS 
NORFOLK, Va. -- Camellia Food Stores here is reorganizing around an exclusively retail operation.Guy R. Sykes, named president and chief executive officer
PUBLIX SEX BIAS SUIT OK'D AS CLASS ACTION 
LAKELAND, Fla. -- A judge in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Fla., ruled last week that a sexual discrimination lawsuit filed against Publix Super Markets
STOP & SHOP TO SELL UNITS TO SHAW'S, STAR 
QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here last week agreed to sell stores to two of its New England competitors: Shaw's Supermarkets, East Bridgewater, Mass.,
SMART & FINAL SALES INCREASE TO $1.17 BILLION, PROFIT RISES 
VERNON, Calif. -- Smart & Final Inc. here reached the billion-dollar mark in the year ended Dec. 31 when sales jumped 22.8% to $1.17 billion.Earnings
UKROP'S TO EXPAND MARKETS, PREPARED FOOD 
RICHMOND, Va. -- Ukrop's Super Markets here unveiled a wide-ranging expansion program that will take it into new markets and improve its position against
GRAND UNION'S GRAND VISIONS SET TO BOOST IMAGE, SALES 
NEW YORK -- Grand Union Co., Wayne, N.J., has been reincarnated into a "maniacally customer focused" company that is "paranoid about becoming an efficient,
CHAINS GET SELECTIVE AS CAPITAL FUNDS RISE 
Many major supermarket companies are spending more on capital expenditures this year but earmarking funds very prudently.Some companies are significantly
BRISTOL FARMS OPENS NEW UNIT, PLANS MORE 
TORRANCE, Calif. -- Bristol Farms, a four-unit gourmet food retailer here, recently opened one new store and plans to build at least two more.The new
RUDDICK, HARRIS TEETER RESULTS MIXED 
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ruddick Corp. here, parent of the Harris Teeter supermarket chain, reported that net income decreased slightly but sales rose for the
WINN-DIXIE VOLUME ACHIEVES RECORD; SAME-STORE SALES UP 
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores here reported record sales for the second quarter ended Jan. 10.Overall, sales jumped 12.1% to $3.97 billion for
RESTRUCTURING UNDER WAY AT GRAND UNION 
WAYNE, N.J. -- Grand Union Co. here last week unveiled a major organizational restructuring plan that it says will save the company about $5 million and
DELCHAMPS SEES VOLUME, NET CLIMB IN 2ND QUARTER 
MOBILE, Ala. -- Delchamps here reported a comparable-store sales increase of 7% during the second quarter ended Dec. 30, representing the company's third
FIVE MINORITY HOLDERS OF ABCO SUE FLEMING 
PHOENIX -- Five minority shareholders of Abco Foods here filed a lawsuit last week against Fleming Cos., its new owner, alleging that the wholesaler undermined
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