CHARLOTTE, N.C. - New stores and a 3.16% increase in comparable-store sales helped drive double-digit percentage gains in third-quarter operating profits and revenues at Harris Teeter, the chain's parent company said. Ruddick Corp., which also operates the American & Efird thread-making concern, said Harris Teeter has had a net addition of 11 new stores since the third quarter of last year, including several stores it acquired from Winn-Dixie. The company also said it would accelerate ...

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