BRUSSELS — Delhaize Group here said Thursday that comparable-sales fell 0.8% in the U.S. in the fourth quarter, an improvement over recent results and driven in part by strong sales at the Hannaford Bros. banner. The company said its retail price inflation was below national levels as it sought to remain competitive. “Competitive activity was intense but remained relatively stable compared to the previous quarter,” the company said in a statement. Comps for the year were down 2% in the ...
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