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ANNUAL SALES UP, PROFITS DOWN FOR UNIFIED LOS ANGELES — New-store growth and improved performance of perishable and specialty categories lifted annual sales at Unified Grocers 6.1% to $3.1 billion, the cooperative wholesaler here said. Net earnings of $14.4 million decreased 6.1% from fiscal 2006 levels, but when adjusted for litigation recoveries in 2006 increased by more than 10%, Unified said. If

ANNUAL SALES UP, PROFITS DOWN FOR UNIFIED

LOS ANGELES — New-store growth and improved performance of perishable and specialty categories lifted annual sales at Unified Grocers 6.1% to $3.1 billion, the cooperative wholesaler here said. Net earnings of $14.4 million decreased 6.1% from fiscal 2006 levels, but when adjusted for litigation recoveries in 2006 increased by more than 10%, Unified said. “If you factor out the unusual items that boosted our results last year, our core bu

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