Whole Food Market on Wednesday tempered its sales and earnings growth forecast for the current fiscal year after posting results below analysts’ expectations for its fiscal first quarter. The Austin, Texas-based retailer said current projections call for sales growth for the year of 11% to 12%, with same-store sales up 5.5% to 6.2%. That compares with previous projections of up to a 13% increase in sales, with comps as high as 7%. Whole Foods also projected earnings-per-share growth of ...
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