LOS ANGELES — Unified Grocers here last week said second-quarter net income rose about 25%, to $3.1 million, compared with year-ago results, on a 0.8% gain in sales, to $959.7 million. The cooperative wholesaler attributed the sales gain primarily to the favorable timing of Easter in the most recent quarter, which ended April 3. If not for the Easter shift — the holiday occurred in the third quarter of last year — sales would have been down by about 1%, Unified said, citing the weak ...

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