EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Tesco, the London-based parent company of Fresh & Easy Fresh Market here, said U.S. sales for the third fiscal quarter rose 38.5% over year-ago levels, "with a particularly successful Thanksgiving holiday period." Fresh & Easy was operating approximately 150 stores at the end of the third quarter this year, which ended Nov. 27, compared with approximately 125 a year earlier. Tesco also said comparable-store sales during the quarter "remained strong" at 9.8%, ...

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