GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Spartan Stores last week said sales were up in both its retail and distribution divisions in the second quarter, despite ongoing weakness in the Michigan economy. In a conference call with analysts, Dennis Eidson, president and chief executive officer, said the company is encouraged by the early success of its Yes loyalty-card program, which it is rolling out to additional banners after its initial implementation more than a year ago in the Glen's ...

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