Trader Joe’s Co. is sustaining its aggressive growth plan, apparently without a hitch. Led by Dan Bane, chairman and CEO, the specialty foods chain said two years ago it expected to open approximately 30 stores a year going forward, and it is meeting that goal. At the end of its fiscal year June 30, the Monrovia, Calif.-based chain was operating 420 locations in 39 states and the District of Columbia — having opened 13 stores in the first half of the calendar year, with plans for ...

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