BOULDER, Colo. -- Whole Foods Market Inc. plans aggressive expansion by opening big new stores and capitalizing on cyberspace. r the nation's largest natural-food supermarket chain. With the previously reported agreement to acquire Boston-based Nature's Heartland, Whole Foods would have 92 stores in 27 metropolitan areas and should end the year with 100 stores. In fiscal year 2000, growth is to accelerate, with 15 to 20 new stores planned. The company's new goal is to have 200 stores ...
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