NEW YORK — Whole Foods Market and Winn-Dixie Stores saw the biggest gains in share value in 2011 among U.S. supermarket chains, with both seeing increases of 35%-plus for the year. Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods, whose stock value has soared more than 700% in the last three years, reported sales and profit gains throughout 2011 as its customers appeared unfazed by the economic downturn. Jacksonville, Fla.-based Winn-Dixie, on the other hand, enjoyed a surge when Bi-Lo offered a ...
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