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Natural Grocers’ same-store sales fall in Q2
A competitive food retailing environment and political uncertainty challenged Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in the second quarter of its fiscal year, Co-president Kemper Isely said. Promoting high standards and tightening operations are key to the retailer’s go-forward strategy.

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