CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 5.33% increase in comparable-store sales for the third quarter helped Harris Teeter here post a 26.9% gain in operating profit for the period, to $39.9 million, compared with year-ago results. Sales for the 13-week quarter, which ended July 1, rose 12.9%, to $836.4 million, which also reflected results from 12 new stores opened during the first nine months of the fiscal year. Parent company Ruddick Corp., which also operates the American and Efird thread business, said ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.