A pre-IPO silent period prevents Sprouts Farmers Market President and CEO Doug Sanders from talking about his first time appearing on the SN Power 50 list, though the prospectus filed in May shouts loud and clear the sunny outlook for the Phoenix-based chain of 157 natural food stores. "We expect to achieve 12% or more annual new store growth over at least the next five years, balanced among existing, adjacent and new markets," the filing states. Sanders joined Sprouts in ...

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