SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU), Minneapolis, MN, reported sales for the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 10 of $3.9 billion, a decrease of 4.8 percent year-over-year. Profit was $31 million, flat compared to the prior year.
Second quarter wholesale sales decreased 5.5 percent compared to the prior year quarter, Save-A-Lot sales decreased 2.8 percent and retail food sales decreased 5.4 percent.
Year-to-date sales were $9.1 billion, a decrease of 4.3 percent year-over-year. Profit decreased 16.3 percent to $77 million.