GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spartan Stores here said the acquisition of Food Town helped boost sales and earnings for the year and fourth quarter ended March 31. llion and net income was $3.3 million, compared with a loss, excluding discontinued operations, of $170,000 a year ago, which resulted largely from a $1.3 million writeoff of convenience store distribution software. Discontinued operations include Spartan's insurance segment, which was divested during the year. Spartan said same-store ...

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