UPDATE -- Sprouts Farmers Market Releases Comparable Store Sales Growth for
the Seven Weeks Ended November 17, 2013
PHOENIX, Nov. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a release issued under the same
headline earlier today by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM), please be
advised that an additional paragraph has been added to the end of the release.
The complete updated text follows.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:SFM) today provided
preliminary information on certain aspects of its 2013 financial performance
through November 17, 2013. For the seven weeks ended November 17, 2013, the
Company has recorded comparable store sales growth of 13.7%, or 22.8% on a
two-year stacked basis pro forma for the 2012 acquisition of Sunflower Farmers
Market. Comparable store sales growth has been driven by continued momentum in
customer traffic and basket size.
The results for this seven-week period are not for an entire fiscal period,
and there can be no assurance that final results for the 13-week period ended
December 29, 2013 will not differ from these results.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a specialty retailer of natural and organic
foods at great prices. We offer a complete shopping experience that includes
fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat
and seafood, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and
household items catering to consumers' growing interest in health and
wellness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts Farmers Market employs
more than 14,000 team members and operates 167 stores in eight states.
The issuer has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with
the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before you
invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and
other documents we have filed with the SEC for more complete information about
us and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR
on the SEC Web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the Preliminary
Prospectus may be obtained from: Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus
Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, Telephone: 866-471-2526,
Facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing email@example.com; or
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One
Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, Telephone: 800-221-1037, or by emailing
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