SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Holdings here said earnings fell and sales were up less than 1% for the year and fourth quarter that ended Sept. 27. Net income for the year fell 14.3% to $34.8 million, while sales rose 0.7% to $3.77 billion and same-store sales were flat; for the quarter, net income fell 30.6% to $5 million and sales climbed 0.7% to $947.2 million, while comps were flat. "Our economy continues to hamper growth," Jack Brown, chairman and chief executive officer, said. ...

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