Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its second Shelby County store in Germantown, Tennessee on Aug. 18

Sneak preview tours Aug. 14 and 15 to benefit Wolf River Conservancy and MidSouth Food Bank

GERMANTOWN, Tenn., 2015-7-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is excited to announce the opening of its second Shelby County store in Germantown, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The new store is located at 7825 Highway 72 and is the sixth Whole Foods Market in the state.

The new Whole Foods Market Germantown invites the community to come visit before the grand opening to experience a sneak preview of the 41,000-square-foot retail space. As part of the tour, customers will get a firsthand look at the pre-opening rush of activity as Whole Foods Market team members make a final sprint to get the store ready for grand opening day. Guests will learn about the many features unique to this Germantown store, grand opening deals, special events, and the locally sourced products set to hit shelves. Participants will taste their way through each department and learn about Whole Foods Market’s initiatives to provide healthy and fresh food with an emphasis on animal welfare and environmental sustainability.

A suggested donation of $5 will be accepted at the door to benefit local nonprofits Wolf River Conservancy and MidSouth Food Bank. Tour groups will also receive special coupons for participating. Online registration is required to secure a 45-minute tour between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 14 and 15.

“Our new store in Germantown will offer an unparalleled selection of high-quality natural and organic goods, along with a community gathering space and children’s play area,” said Rachelle Beauvais, the store’s team leader. “This store will be a destination for food lovers and healthy eating advocates, offering the best selection of ingredients for the home cook, alongside a variety of ready-to-eat meal options.  Our team members can’t wait to bring the highest level of customer service and expertise to the Germantown community.”

Information about events, community giving programs and more will be available on the store’s website. The conversation and photo-sharing are already underway on Whole Foods Market Germantown’s dedicated Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

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