MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu said it would close 50 struggling stores by next month, and slash its capital budget for the coming fiscal year, as it continues to adjust to a rough economy. The retailer last week recorded a third-quarter loss of $2.9 billion, or $13.95 per share, reflecting a $3.3 billion non-cash charge reconciling the value of its assets with a battered stock price. Excluding the charge, net earnings for the quarter, which ended Nov. 29, totaled $141 million on flat sales of ...

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