GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A stabilizing Michigan economy as well as distribution efficiencies and a tax benefit helped Spartan Stores post a modest increase in net earnings despite sluggish sales during the fiscal second quarter that ended Sept. 11, the retailer said. Dennis Eidson, Spartan's president and chief executive officer, said the results demonstrated Spartan's ability to operate during tough economic times, and pointed out some early signs of an economic recovery within the company's ...

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