SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Holdings said yesterday efforts to keep prices down resulted in strong sales but flat earnings for the second quarter that ended March 30. Net income for the 13-week quarter was $13.5 million, identical to net income a year ago, while sales rose 7% to $925.4 million and comparable-store sales climbed 3.7%, excluding shifts in the Christmas and Easter holidays. For the year to date, net income rose 4.3% to $24.3 million, with sales up 5.5% to $1.9 billion ...
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