Natural Food Stores http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27800/more en Moody's boosts Sprouts ratings http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/moodys-boosts-sprouts-ratings <div class="node-body article-body">Moody’s Investors Service, New York, said Tuesday it has upgraded credit ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market while maintaining a positive outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/moodys-boosts-sprouts-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/moodys-boosts-sprouts-ratings#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores debt ratings Sprouts Farmers Market Tue, 03 Mar 2015 22:55:00 +0000 511391 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods positioned for success, analysts say http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-positioned-success-analysts-say <div class="node-body article-body">The outlook for Whole Food Market is very positive, according to written reports from industry analysts who attended the Austin, Texas-based chain’s first-ever investor day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-positioned-success-analysts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-positioned-success-analysts-say#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Whole Foods Market Online Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 511141 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts focusing on private-label, foodservice http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sprouts-focusing-private-label-foodservice <div class="node-body article-body">Sprouts Farmers Market is focusing on expanding its private-label assortment and also running tests to expand its foodservice offerings, company executives told investors during a conference call Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sprouts-focusing-private-label-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/sprouts-focusing-private-label-foodservice#comments Latest News Meals Natural Food Stores Private Label Quarterly Results Sprouts Farmers Market Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:59:00 +0000 510811 at http://supermarketnews.com 'Robust sales' net Sprouts record income http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/robust-sales-net-sprouts-record-income <div class="node-body article-body">Sprouts Farmers Market said healthier consumer lifestyles are driving strong financial results as the company continues to expand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/robust-sales-net-sprouts-record-income" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/robust-sales-net-sprouts-record-income#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Quarterly Results Sprouts Farmers Market Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:07:00 +0000 510791 at http://supermarketnews.com Analyst: Fewer, but deeper, promos for Whole Foods http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analyst-fewer-deeper-promos-whole-foods <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Whole Foods Market in recent months has been promoting fewer products in weekly circulars, but offering deeper discounts on the items it advertises, according to an analyst study.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analyst-fewer-deeper-promos-whole-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/analyst-fewer-deeper-promos-whole-foods#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Promotions Whole Foods Market Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:41:00 +0000 508761 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods to anchor posh apartment complex in downtown L.A. http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-anchor-posh-apartment-complex-downtown-la <div class="node-body link-body">The Los Angeles Times reports that a ritzy 700-unit apartment complex, called Eighth & Grand and anchored by a prominent supermarket on the ground floor, is rising in resurging downtown L.A.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-anchor-posh-apartment-complex-downtown-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 508651 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Whole Foods expands in NYC http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-whole-foods-expands-nyc <div class="node-body gallery-body">Whole Foods Market on Feb. 18 debuted its first store on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-whole-foods-expands-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/gallery-whole-foods-expands-nyc#comments Store Design & Construction Natural Food Stores Photo Gallery Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:28:00 +0000 508631 at http://supermarketnews.com Organic grocer Sprouts is actively looking for sites in Tampa — again http://supermarketnews.com/organic-grocer-sprouts-actively-looking-sites-tampa-again <div class="node-body link-body">Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. is once again actively looking for sites in the Tampa Bay region, according to real estate brokers and developers. A Tampa Bay Business Journal report.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-grocer-sprouts-actively-looking-sites-tampa-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:52:00 +0000 505851 at http://supermarketnews.com Natural Grocers posts Q1 sales, earnings gains http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/natural-grocers-posts-q1-sales-earnings-gains <div class="node-body article-body">Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage said increased consumer demand for healthy foods helped to drive sales and earnings in the fiscal first quarter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/natural-grocers-posts-q1-sales-earnings-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/natural-grocers-posts-q1-sales-earnings-gains#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Organic & Natural Quarterly Results Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:53:00 +0000 505631 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods, Half Off: The challenges facing Whole Foods http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-half-challenges-facing-whole-foods <div class="node-body link-body"><p>In the new issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, Brad Stone interviews Whole Foods co-CEOs Walter Robb and John Mackey about the reasons for their 2014 growth slowdown: Same-store sales growth fell from 8 to 4 percent, and Whole Foods’ share price tumbled 10 percent.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://supermarketnews.com/site-files/supermarketnews.com/files/WholeFoods%202_0.jpg?1422547858" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-half-challenges-facing-whole-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:59:00 +0000 505501 at http://supermarketnews.com