SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Holdings here said Thursday sales declined for the recently ended fourth quarter, but earnings were up as the company continued to focus on values for customers and cost controls. For the 13-week quarter, which ended Sept. 26, net income rose 19.3% to $5.9 million, while sales fell 5.3% to $897.4 million. Same-store sales fell 3.3% during the period. Excluding the impact of the sale of Santee Dairy, sales also dropped 3.3%. For the year, net income ...

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