INDIANAPOLIS -- Marsh Supermarkets here said the company's nearly flat comparable-store sales for the third quarter ended Jan. 5 were due in part to an unprecedented number of competitive openings. R> Sales for the 12-week quarter rose 3.7% to $385.8 million, and comparable-store sales were up 0.4%. Net income for the quarter declined 10.5% to $3.4 million, and earnings per share were 38 cents, compared with 42 cents in last year's third quarter. Year-to-date, sales rose 8.3% to $1.3 ...

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