NEW YORK — Food-retailing stocks in general fared better than the market overall in 2008, although more than half of the North American supermarket and wholesaler issues tracked by SN had double-digit percentage declines during the year. Among U.S. companies, Minneapolis-based Nash Finch Co., under new management during 2008, saw the biggest increase during the year, with a gain of about 21%. Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., was up about 16%, as the company’s strong price position on ...

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