GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Spartan Stores here last week said net income nearly doubled for its fiscal third quarter, which ended Jan. 5, as sales increased in both its retail and distribution businesses. Last year's acquisition of most of the assets of Felpausch Food Centers shaved $34.4 million off the company's distribution volume, but is expected to add $85 million in retail sales in the current fiscal year. “The ongoing integration of our Felpausch retail store acquisition is progressing ...

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