STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Empire Cos. here last week said operating income at its Sobeys division was up 3% in the fiscal second quarter, to about $108 million U.S., while comparable-store sales were flat.
Overall sales at Sobeys rose 1.2%, to about $3.8 billion, which the company attributed to new stores and enlargements, along with sales and merchandising initiatives, improved store-level execution, and product and service innovation, partially offset by deflation and competitive ...
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