Crown BooksCrown Books Corp., the Landover-based discount...

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September 10, 1991

Crown Books

Crown Books Corp., the Landover-based discount bookstore chain, reported second-quarter income that was down 26.3 percent from a year earlier, blaming the decline on a one-time gain from a year-earlier disposal of assets. A year ago, the company showed an extra gain of $1,829,000 from selling shares in Bookstop Inc. Crown operates 255 bookstores in the Washington area and in California, Houston, Chicago and Seattle.

Trak Auto

Trak Auto Corp., a Landover-based operator of discount auto parts stores, reported increased profits for both the second quarter and first half of its fiscal year. The company operates 333 stores in the following metropolitan areas: Washington; Baltimore; Richmond, Va.; Chicago; San Diego and Los Angeles.

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