COMPTON, Calif. -- Ralphs Grocery Co. here reported increased sales and decreased earnings for the third quarter ended Oct. 9 and decreased sales and earnings for the year to date. $1.86 billion for the year to date. Same-store sales fell 3.1% for the quarter and 3.8% for the 36 weeks. Cash flow rose to 8.5% of sales, or $52 million, or the quarter, compared with 8.1% and $49.6 million a year ago; for the 36 weeks, cash flow rose to 8.4% of sales, or $156.1 million, compared with 8.3%, or ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.