BRUSSELS — Delhaize Group here said last week that its year-over-year comparable-store sales in the United States were up 2.2% in the fourth quarter and 2.7% for all of 2006, led by strong performances at Food Lion and Hannaford Bros. The company, which only released top-line results last week, said it had overall sales growth of 5.5% at identical exchange rates, to about $24.85 billion. Excluding the impact of currency fluctuations, sales were up 4.8%. The results were at the high end of ...

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