AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here said last week an expanding customer base led to strong sales and earnings gains in the first quarter ended Jan. 20. The company reported comp-store gains of 9.4%, with a net income of $20.1 million, a 34% increase. Sales jumped 21% to $780 million. In a conference call last week following the release of these results, John Mackey, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said the company attracted many new shoppers in the quarter and sales ...
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