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  • Ingles Markets reported that third quarter net sales increased by 4.3 percent to $503.6 million, with comparable store sales up by a respectable 2.8 percent. Net profits remained flat at $3.6 million.

  • Kellogg Co. posted second quarter earnings that were up 17 percent, to $203.9 million compared with $173.8 million in the year-ago period.

    Sales increased 5.8% to $2.25 billion.

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