MILAN, Ill. -- Eagle Food Centers here said last week it plans to concentrate on growing its store base even though it entertained offers from potential buyers earlier in the year. It also said earnings rose but sales declined for the second quarter and first half ended Aug. 2, with sales trends continuing to be off during the first few weeks of the third quarter. Eagle executives made their remarks last week during a phone conference with securities analysts to discuss second-quarter ...

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