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•  Sprouts Farmers Market, which has 340 stores in 22 states, announced that it has named Doug Rauch, who spent 31 years at Trader Joe's, including 14 as president, to its board of directors.

According to the announcement, "Rauch was instrumental in Trader Joe’s growth from nine stores in California to a national chain, as well as the development of its prized buying philosophy and creation of its unique private label food program. Rauch also founded and serves as president of Daily Table, an innovative retail concept designed to bring affordable nutrition to the food insecure in Boston’s inner city. Rauch was also a founding board member and chief executive officer of Conscious Capitalism Inc., an organization dedicated to the practice of business as a force for good, where he continues to serve as a board member."