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• Delhaize Group reported that its annual net profit last year was up 12.9 percent to the equivalent of $533.9 million (US), on sales that were up 4.8 percent to $24 billion.

• Gelson’s Markets parent company Arden Group reported annual sales last year of $482.7 million, up 2.6 percent from the previous year, with profits of $23.2 million that were up 17 percent compared to the previous year. Same-store sales for the year also were up 2.6 percent.
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