AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here plans to fuel its ambitious expansion goal -- to have 100 stores and $1.5 billion in sales by the year 2000 -- through new stores and acquisitions, president Peter Roy said. The 46-store natural-foods retailer currently is seeking additional funds to finance the growth plan, Whole Foods officials told 250 shareholders and employees at the company's annual meeting here last week. Whole Foods hopes to raise $25 million to $40 million through a private ...
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