AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here said last week it is on track to open between 24 and 27 new stores this year and 28 to 32 more next year, with plans to continue to accelerate the pace of new-store openings every year for the next several years.
“We may not get to [the company’s goal of] 1,000 stores within this decade,” said John Mackey, chairman and co-chief executive officer, “but it’s possible it will happen before I hang them ...
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