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• Stater Bros. posted Q3 sales of $910.2 million, up 2.7 percent over the same period a year ago, on same-store sales that were up 1.7 percent. The third quarter net income for the company was up by a considerably greater percentage – to $15.6 million compared to $5.7 million during the same period a year ago.

• Costco Wholesale Corp. posted July sales of $5.02 billion, up 11 percent over the same month in 2006; same-store sales were up seven percent. The company said its US same-store sales were up six percent, while international division same-store sales were up 10 percent.
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