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Philanthropic Activities, Financial Results & Schedules, and Other Corporate Updates - Research Report on Whole Foods Market,

 Philanthropic Activities, Financial Results & Schedules, and Other Corporate
Updates - Research Report on Whole Foods Market, Safeway, Sysco, SUPERVALU and
                     Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao

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NEW YORK, October 24, 2013

NEW YORK, October 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Whole
Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), Sysco Corp. (NYSE:
SYY), SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao
(NYSE: CBD). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. Research Report

On October 16, 2013, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market) announced
that the Whole Planet Foundation's 2014 calendars are now available at Whole
Foods Market stores in the U.S. The Company informed that the calendars, which
support the foundation's microlending programs, cost $4 a piece and include
$44 worth of coupons for natural and organic products. The Company stated that
the calendar also features photos of microcredit clients from 13 of the 57
countries where the nonprofit funds microlending projects. According to Whole
Foods Market, since 2006, these calendar sales have generated over $610,000
for the foundation. The Full Research Report on Whole Foods Market, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/3f61_WFM]

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Safeway Inc. Research Report

On October 10, 2013, Safeway Inc. (Safeway) reported its Q3 FY 2013 (period
ended September 7, 2013) financial results. The Company's sales and other
revenue increased 1.1% YoY to $8.6 billion during the quarter. Net income
attributable to the Company was $65.8 million or $0.27 per diluted share in Q3
FY 2013, compared to $157.0 million or $0.66 per diluted share in Q3 FY 2012.
Additionally, Safeway announced that it plans to exit the Chicago market,
where it operates 72 Dominick's stores, by early 2014, resulting in a cash tax
benefit of between $400 million to $450 million, which will be available in
the short-term to partly offset the cash tax expense on the sale of the net
assets of Canada Safeway Limited. Commenting on the update, President and CEO
at Safeway, Robert Edwards said, "The decision to sell Canada Safeway and to
exit the Chicago market is consistent with Safeway's priority of maximizing
shareholder value. These actions will allow us to focus on improving and
strengthening our core grocery business. We are continuing to review all of
our businesses to optimize our allocation of resources, improve sales and grow
operating profits." For full-year FY 2013, the Company expects adjusted
diluted EPS to be in the range of $0.93 to $1.00.The Full Research Report on
Safeway Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/510f_SWY]

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Sysco Corp. Research Report

On October 21, 2013, Sysco Corp. (Sysco) announced that the Company will
webcast its Q1 FY 2014 earnings conference call on Monday, November 4, 2013 at
10:00 a.m. ET. The Company informed that the live webcast and its replay will
available at Sysco's website. The Full Research Report on Sysco Corp. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/5efa_SYY]

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SUPERVALU Inc. Research Report 

On October 17, 2013, SUPERVALU Inc. (SUPERVALU) reported its Q2 FY 2014
financial results (period ended September 7, 2013). The Company's net sales
increased 0.2% YoY to $3.9 billion during the quarter. Net earnings were $40
million or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to net loss of $111 million or
$0.52 per diluted share in Q2 FY 2012. Commenting on the results, President
and CEO of SUPERVALU, Sam Duncan said, "Similar to what we outlined in the
first quarter, we remain focused on delivering steady improvements in our
business each and every quarter. While our end goal won't be achieved
overnight, I am encouraged with our results this quarter and, more
importantly, the way we are achieving these results by building a strong
foundation that is focused on our customers." The Full Research Report on
SUPERVALU Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b796_SVU]

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Research Report 

On October 21, 2013, Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao announced that it
has received a correspondence on October 18, 2013, from Peninsula
Participações S.A (Peninsula). According to the Company, the said
correspondence states that the swap of shareholdings agreed between Peninsula
and Casino Guichard Perrachon ("Casino"), pursuant to the letter sent to the
Company on September 6, 2013, was concluded on October 18, 2013. The Company
also stated that Peninsula transferred to Casino all the 11,229,075 shares
issued by Wilkes Participações S.A. held by it, in exchange for 11,229,075
preferred shares issued by the Company. Lastly, the Company stated that as an
outcome of the above mentioned transaction, Peninsula became the holder of
19,375,000 preferred shares issued by the Company. The Full Research Report on
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2168_CBD]

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