BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Delhaize "Le Lion" here posted a 4% rise in group sales in 1994 and said it expects profits to show substantial improvement. Sales for the year ended Dec. 31 were $11.86 billion (380.7 billion Belgian francs at the exchange rate of 32.1 Belgian francs per $1). Delhaize issues a preliminary trading statement at the beginning of the year and provides a detailed financial report, including earnings, in the spring. The company indicated the sales improvement came after a ...

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