BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. here said Wednesday food sales were flat and drug store sales declined while gasoline sales increased significantly during the third quarter, which ended Oct. 9. Net income for the 16-week quarter rose 12.7% to $208.6 million (U.S.), while sales increased 1.3% to $9.4 billion and same-store sales declined 0.4%. For the 40-week year to date, net income was up 7.9% to $519 million and sales increased 1.8% to $23.3 billion. According to Galen G. Weston, ...
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