JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores here said the switch to central procurement and labor reductions at store level helped boost earnings while business disruptions from retrofit activities and elimination of unprofitable departments pushed sales down for the second quarter and 28 weeks ended Jan 10. ring costs, increased 17.1% to $52 million. In April, Winn-Dixie initiated a restructuring plan that called for retrofits at approximately 650 stores during fiscal 2001, at a net cost of ...

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