COLTON, Calif. -- Stater Bros. Holdings here yesterday said net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended Sept. 24, declined about 11%, to $10.8 million, on a sales gain of 4.9%, to $891.4 million, compared with year-ago results.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Now that it has named a new chief executive officer, Penn Traffic Co. here said it would end a management consultant contract with its chairman, Robert J. Kelly.
LOS ANGELES -- Unified Western Grocers here yesterday said its net income for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 increased 49%, to $16.1 million, on revenue growth of 3%, to $2.95 billion.
SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry here said Tuesday that it had signed an agreement to purchase eight convenience stores in Gainesville and Ocala, Fla., from Rousseau Enterprises, Gainesville.
CHICAGO -- Starbucks will close 13 cafes and kiosks operated in Jewel supermarkets here beginning in early 2007, Crain's Chicago Business reported late yesterday, citing an unnamed Jewel-Osco spokeswoman.
RICHMOND, Va. Ukrop's Super Markets here is not for sale, according to remarks attributed to its top officials in a newspaper report Monday.
AMSTERDAM - Two customers of Ahold's U.S. Foodservice division filed a class-action suit alleging they were overcharged for items, but Ahold here said the suit was without merit, according to reports.