AUSTIN, Texas - Whole Foods Market here said the move by Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., to offer more organic product should only help to increase the number of suppliers and lower purchasing costs for everyone in the long run. In a conference call discussing its results for the 12-week second quarter that ended April 9, in which the natural/organic retailer posted its 10th consecutive quarter of double-digit comparable-store sales growth, Whole Foods said it doesn't expect any ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.