MONTVALE, N.J. — Count Pathmark among the unexpected victims of the recession. The newly integrated division of A&P saw sales, profits and traffic plummet in the fiscal fourth quarter, sending A&P to a $111.1 million loss and subsequent analyst downgrades and a vigorous stock sell-off. Officials last week acknowledged Pathmark — despite having a good reputation for value — had let prices drift too high, and then acted too deliberately to reposition the banner as the recession drove ...
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