CHARLOTTE — Harris Teeter drove increases in market share, shopping visits and volume amid a challenging sales environment, quarterly financial results showed. The retailer, a division of Ruddick Corp. here, said same-store sales declined by 0.7% in the fiscal third quarter that ended June 27 despite a 5.7% overall sales increase to $1 billion. Retail price deflation driven by increased promotional activity and changing consumer spending contributed to the negative comps, Ruddick officials ...
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