Whole Foods To Expand In Western Canada

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Whole Foods Market said Wednesday that it plans to expand in Western Canada with three new locations in Greater Victoria, British Columbia as well as in Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta in its first entry into the province. Whole Foods, which said it entered Canada more than 10 years ago, currently has 10 stores in British Columbia and Ontario. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. also said Wednesday it plans to open 29 Canada stores this year to bring the total to about 400. See related: What Wal-Mart got right in Canada and what Target botched.

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