Comparable store sales rose 7.5% during the quarter while gross profit increased 61 bps to 36.6% as a percentage of total sales.
The development pipeline is now up to 94 leases and "accelerating" square footage growth is expected for several more years.
Whole Foods Market (WFM) sees full-year EPS of $1.45-$1.46 vs. $1.45 consensus. (PR)
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