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February 14, 2013

Whole Foods Market reported that its first-quarter net income rose 24% to $146 million, exceeding expectations, on stronger revenue.

Austin, Texas -- Whole Foods Market reported that its first-quarter net income rose 24% to $146 million, exceeding expectations, on stronger revenue. But the grocer narrowed its revenue forecast and said its earnings growth may slow through the remainder of the year amid higher store-opening costs and plans to increase its selection of lower-priced products.

Total sales increased nearly 14% to $3.86 billion for the 16-week period that ended Jan. 20. Same-store sales were up 7.2% for the quarter.

October 26, 2012

Whole Foods Market has agreed to purchase six leases from Johnnie's Foodmaster, a family-owned grocery chain based in Chelsea, Massachusetts.

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market has agreed to purchase six leases from Johnnie's Foodmaster, a family-owned grocery chain based in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The transaction is expected to close Nov. 30. Johnnie's Foodmaster will close all six locations prior to the closing date.