MINNEAPOLIS -- Nash Finch here said sales in its 12-week first quarter increased 2.8% to $618.2 million, a record for the diversified wholesaler and retailer. les, weak economic conditions and continued deflation in food prices, particularly nonperishable items, continued to restrain operating results. "The severe weather conditions, which affected much of the Midwest during January and February, also had a negative impact on wholesale and retail operations in those areas," Finch said. ...

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