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  • More on Whole Foods Market's (WFM) FQ4: The company shoots par with analyst estimates for the quarter as comparable-store sales rose 8.5%. Seven new stores were added during the period. Sees sales growth of 12% to 14% in FY13 and EPS falling in a range of $2.83-$2.87. A one-time charge due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy is slated for FQ1. Shares -4.1% AH. (PR[View news story]
    I live in Vancouver BC and we have 4 WFM in the area and they are going to open 2 or 3 more stores that I know of. It is packed all the time. Lunch is a big thing with the salad bar/hot bar. They definitely have an advantage on the other grocery stores. I'm pretty sure they are opening up in other provinces also.
    I shop at all the stores at different hours, it is a good way to see what people are buying/how much and to see how busy the stores are, What the employees are like. I do the same with the competitors, the big nationals and the locals. For me this is a long.
    Nov 9, 2012. 01:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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