AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here said last week it plans to accelerate its rate of growth with a record number of openings in each of the next two years. After opening 16 stores last year and projecting 18 by the end of this year, the company said it expects to open between 24 and 27 new locations in fiscal 2012 and between 28 and 32 more in fiscal 2013 — all funded through cash flow, with enough capacity remaining to also increase the dividend and repurchase stock. However, unlike ...

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