Sprouts CEO on What It's Like Battling Amazon, Whole Foods and Walmart

It's not easy being an organic grocer while Amazon and Whole Foods are working together. TheStreet talks with Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia about how he is battling his rivals.
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Despite the impressive roster of competitors, organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) - Get Report is getting the job done. 

The company notched second quarter same-store sales growth of 2%. Earnings growth clocked in at 10% vs. the prior year. Sprouts continues to push forward with new store openings, recently eclipsing 300 locations in operation. 

Shares have gained 10% year to date. 

Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Amin Maredia tells TheStreet the company has focused on offering more unique products, while jumping in on digital via an Instacart partnership, to battle back larger foes such as Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report owned Whole Foods, Walmart (WMT) - Get Report and Target (TGT) - Get Report .

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