Financial results for the 10 largest publicly-held chains during last year's second half were generally positive and ran true to expectations, but escalating utility prices could have a significant impact on results going forward, securities analysts told SN. The analysts said most of the 10 chains were on upswings during the second half of 2000, with two very notable exceptions -- Albertson's and Safeway. According to the analysts, Albertson's encountered a dip in its third-quarter ...

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