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    Whole Foods Market reports net income rocketed 53.5% in Q3


    Whole Foods Market reported net income rocketed 53.5% to $65.7m (£41.1m) for its third quarter. Total sales increased 15% to $2.2bn (£1.4bn), while like-for-likes were up 8.8%. Whole Foods also boosted sales through a focus on opening smaller stores. Co-chief executive Walter Robb said: “We know that the economy is ...

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    Whole Foods on the lookout for more UK sites


    Whole Foods is seeking stores of about 25,000 sq ft to 35,000 sq ft for its next UK shops.

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    Whole Foods UK sales fall, but losses reduce


    Sales fell at upmarket grocer Whole Foods’ five UK stores in the year to last September, but the company managed to slash its operating loss in the period.

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    Whole Foods Market sales increase of 13.1% in Q2


    Whole Foods Market reported that sales rose 13.1% during its second quarter to reach $2.1bn (£1.4bn). Like-for-like sales rose 8.7%, while identical store sales, excluding four relocations, increased 7.7%. EBITDA rose 40% to $182.3m (£126.3m), while net income increased 91.3% to $67.4m (£46.7m). The retailer also announced that John Mackey ...

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    Whole Foods Market revives UK expansion


    US organic grocer Whole Foods Market has revived its plans for expansion in the UK as its US business starts to recover from the economic slump.

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    Whole Foods UK launches online offer


    Whole Foods Market has launched an online grocery offer in the UK.

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    Whole Foods Market reports 2.3% sales increase


    Organic retailer Whole Foods Market reported a 2.3% sales increase to $1.8bn (£1.1 bn) for the fourth quarter to September 27. Comparable store sales decreased 0.9% versus a 0.4% increase the previous year. Adjusted EBITDA soared 46% to $133.5m (£81.8 m). Chief executive John Mackey said: “We believe our sales ...

  • Whole Foods chief executive John Mackey has told shoppers he sells “a bunch of junk”.

    Whole Foods boss says he sells a 'bunch of junk'


    Whole Foods chief executive John Mackey has told shoppers he sells “a bunch of junk”.

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    Whole Foods makes £35.9m loss in UK


    Upmarket grocer Whole Foods Market made a £35.9m loss in the UK last year, according to accounts filed at Companies House.

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    Whole Foods refreshes UK flagship


    US grocer Whole Foods Market has begun adapting the layout and product offer at its London flagship in an attempt to ramp up sales.

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    Retailers report falling sales in June survey


    Nearly half of retailers reported falling year-on-year sales in the year to June, according to the CBI Distributive Trades Survey.

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    Tesco posts record profits of £3.1bn


    Tesco’s underlying pre-tax profits passed the £3bn mark for the first time in the year to the end of February, totalling £3.1bn, an increase of 8.8 per cent.

  • Opinion

    Property comment: Recession? What recession?


    You could be forgiven for thinking that there’s not much to be optimistic about in UK retail at the moment. But maybe the foreign retailers still flooding into the UK have seen something we haven’t?

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    Whole Foods posts £9m UK loss


    Upmarket US grocery chain Whole Foods has reported pre-tax operating losses of US$18.4 million ( 9.4 million) in the year to August 3 at its six UK stores.

  • Opinion

    The Retail Week – May 30, 2008


    While the American economy might be heading towards recession, New York still remains the epicentre of the retail world.

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    Talk is not so cheap


    Whole Foods Market must have breathed a sigh of relief last week when it was revealed that no further action was to be taken by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its chief executive’s way with words on public internet forums.

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    Whole Foods boss happy with London store’s performance


    Whole Foods Market chairman and chief executive John Mackey has mounted a robust defence of the performance of its debut UK store in London.

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    Has Whole Foods Market turned a corner in the UK?


    Whole Foods Market opened in London’s trendy High Street Kensington to a fanfare last June.