CINCINNATI -- Kroger Co. reported record sales and strong earnings for the third quarter ended Oct. 8. on. Adjusting last year's third-quarter results to reflect the sale of 13 Kroger units in San Antonio to Mesa, Ariz.-based Megafoods Stores, sales from supermarkets for the quarter rose 5.6%, compared with 3.2% a year ago, the company noted. Same-store sales increased 2.3% for both the quarter and the year to date. Net income for the quarter rose 120% to $36 million following an ...

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