Does the tumble in Whole Foods Market (WFM) following its FQ1 report showing slowing sales and...

|About: Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)|By:, SA News Editor

Does the tumble in Whole Foods Market (WFM) following its FQ1 report showing slowing sales and margin trends look any different in light of what could be a wider consumer spending pinch - highlighted dramatically by a leaked Wal-Mart self-assessment? Though the firm still expects double-digit growth and is a dominant brand in its niche, a line from the grocery store operator's earnings call resonates even louder with retail sales looking troubling. WFM on margins: "...we intend to expand our value offerings across the store." (transcript)