AKRON (July 24)—Goodyear saw increased sales in the recent quarter and half-year periods, but mixed results in its net income for the same time frames. Sales increased 14 percent in the second quarter to $3.5 billion from $3 billion in the similar period last year. Half-year sales posted a 16.1-percent jump to $7 billion from $6 billion in 1999. Earnings in the quarter fell 9 percent to $59.7 million from $65.7 million, while six-month income figures improved 35.2 percent to $123.3 million from $91.2 million last year.
Goodyear sales up, earnings down in quarter
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