BRUSSELS — Gains in customer traffic at Food Lion and Hannaford Bros. helped drive sales growth of 5.4% at Delhaize’s U.S. operations in the third quarter, the company said yesterday. Sales at Sweetbay Supermarkets have improved markedly since rolling out aggressive price cuts, but the chain is still not profitable, Pierre-Olivier Beckers, chief executive officer, Delhaize, said in a conference call with investors. Comparable-store sales for all of the U.S. were up 4.6% for the period, and ...
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