Texas’ first 365 store to open in Greater Austin
AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — 365 by Whole Foods Market’s first Texas location will open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, in Cedar Park, following a bread-breaking ceremony with company officials and the community. Opening day will feature live music by Austin favorite Shinyribs and five percent of the day’s net sales will benefit Thinkery, Austin’s nonprofit children’s museum.
The store’s opening week celebration will kickoff with a parking lot party on Sunday, April 23. The family-friendly event, free to the public, will run from 1 to 4 p.m. and will feature local food and live music.
The 30,000-square-foot store, at 5001 183A Toll Rd, will offer a selection of grab-and-go prepared foods, grocery items, unique venues and retail innovations that streamline the shopping experience for customers seeking convenience and value on high-quality products without artificial colors, sweeteners or preservatives.
The Cedar Park location includes full-service eateries from two Austin favorites: Easy Tiger, a local bakery and beer garden, serving a selection of brats, breads and pastries, and JuiceLand, a local juice legend, serving a full range of juices, smoothies and shots.
“Whether you’re looking for a quick in-and-out shop for a few items, stocking up on groceries for the week, grabbing a smoothie from JuiceLand, or meeting for a drink at Easy Tiger, you’ll find a blend of innovation and convenience in our store,” said Jeff Turnas, president of 365 by Whole Foods Market. “From the food offerings to the design, we’ve built a foundation on the quality standards you’ve come to expect from Whole Foods Market in a fun new format that’s easy to navigate and is focused on value in every department.”
The Cedar Park store marks the beginning of a new wave of 365 stores, bringing greater ease to the grocery shopping experience through a blend of design, technology and experience.
Shoppers can register for the 365 Rewards Program, a digital loyalty program, offering customers added value, product recommendations and deals based on individual preferences. 365 rewards members will receive 10 percent off more than 100 items everyday. New rewards members will also receive $5 off a $25 purchase.
SOURCE: Whole Foods Market