BRUSSELS - Rapid progress at Food Lion and a price-driven sales rebound at Hannaford Bros. lifted sales at Delhaize Group's U.S. stores by 5.7% to $4.4 billion in the fiscal second quarter ending June 30, the retailer here said last week. Comparable-store sales in the U.S. increased by 4.1%; excluding the impact of Easter sales occurring in the second quarter this year but in the first quarter in 2005, U.S. comps improved by 3.4% - the group's best quarterly performance in five years, the ...

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