SUNBURY, Pa. -- Despite a 6.5% increase in total sales, Weis Markets here said 1996 net profit declined 0.7% due to problems with its SuperPetz subsidiary. al problems caused Weis Markets' net profit to drop to $78.9 million in 1996, compared with $79.4 million in 1995. Weis Markets purchased an 80% share of SuperPetz in January 1994, which at the time operated two pet-supply stores. Since then, SuperPetz has opened 41 units, bringing the total number of stores to 43 in 11 states. ...

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