GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Market conditions are ripe for acquisitions -- but the one Spartan Stores here was contemplating was simply too risky, the company's chairman and chief executive officer said last week. Speaking with analysts and investors during the company's conference call discussing second-quarter results, Craig Sturken said Spartan remained open to the possibility of making acquisitions in the future, even though the company walked away from the potential purchase of an unnamed ...

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