ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Lower margins on rising gasoline prices and milder winter weather contributed to flat same-store sales and a dip in profits during the fiscal second quarter for Ingles Markets, the retailer here said Monday. Net sales for the 12-week quarter, which ended March 24 increased 1.3% to $881.7 million but were flat excluding gas. Non-fuel comparable store sales dipped by 0.1%. Net income declined 15.2% to $6.5 million as spiking gas prices resulted in lower fuel ...
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