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Whole Foods Market to stay on aggressive expansion track in U.S.

  • There's some buzz over Whole Foods Market (WFM +1.7%) after the company's co-CEOs tell CNBC that a goal is in place to have 1,200 stores in the U.S.
  • The expansion of Whole Foods Market into smaller markets and inner-cities has gone well enough to embolden the company to take its store count in the U.S. higher.
  • One service that Whole Foods might skip for a while is a roll-out of a broad delivery program such as Amazon with AmazonFresh is hinting about. Execs have tipped off in the past that they aren't convinced that the business model is sound.
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