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• Unified Grocers said that its 2009 net sales were $4.051 billion, for the 2009 period, compared to $4.105 billion for the previous year. Earnings for the year were $14.8 million, as compared to earnings of $17.4 million for the previous fiscal year. Both declines were blamed on “general economic conditions.”

• Rite Aid Corp. said that its third quarter sales were were $6.35 billion, down 1.8 percent from revenues of $6.47 billion in the prior-year third quarter; same store sales were down 0.5 percent. The company had a third quarter loss of $83.9 million, a significant improvement over the previous year’s Q3 loss of $243.1 million.
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