AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here said a combination of a better price image and strong selection resulted in an increase in comparable-store sales of 8.4% for the fiscal third quarter, once again far exceeding sales results at other public companies. Net income for the 12-week quarter, which ended July 3, rose 34.6% to $88.5 million and sales climbed 10.9% to $2.4 billion. For the year to date, net income increased 41.8% to $$267.1 million and sales jumped 12.2% to $7.8 billion, with ...

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