PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here said last week the acquisition of Dominick's and Carr-Gottstein Foods helped boost sales and earnings for the second quarter and the 24 weeks ended June 19. or the half. Comparable-store sales rose 1.5% for the quarter; the company did not release a comp-store sales figure for the year to date. Safeway acquired Dominick's, Northlake, Ill., in November and Carr-Gottstein, Anchorage, Alaska, in April. During the first two quarters of 1999, Safeway said, ...

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