Chipotle woes could benefit Whole Foods: Analyst

Chipotle woes could benefit Whole Foods: Analyst

The food safety scandal troubling the fast-casual restaurant chain Chipotle could result in a sales benefit for Whole Foods Market, an analyst said in a report Wednesday.

According to Bil Kirk, who covers food retail stocks for RBC Capital Markets, the foodborne illness issues striking Chipotle since October represents an estimated $933 million in lost sales. With 85% of its 415 stores in close proximity to Chipotl

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