Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its new store in East Lansing, Michigan on April 13, 2016

New Store Marks First Whole Foods Market in Lansing, Michigan

Lansing, Michigan, 2016-Mar-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, opens its new 44,853 square foot store located at 2750 E. Grand River Ave. in East Lansing, Michigan, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The much-anticipated store will provide residents in and around East Lansing with fresh, high quality foods in a convenient and contemporary setting.

To celebrate opening day, Whole Foods Market will host its version of a ribbon cutting called a “Bread-Breaking Ceremony” with Whole Foods Market Team Members and East Lansing neighbors beginning at 8:45 a.m. Doors open and shopping officially begins at 9 a.m. The first 500 customers through the doors will receive a Whole Foods Market Gift Card with a mystery value between $5 and $50. One customer will receive a $500 gift card.

Whole Foods Market East Lansing is looking to hire 120 new part-time and full-time passionate, caring, purposeful and team-focused individuals to join the Whole Foods Market team. Experienced and inexperienced individuals are needed to fill positions in Customer Service, Prepared Foods, Meat, Seafood, Produce, Bakery, Grocery, Whole Body and Specialty Departments. Interested applicants should submit their resume at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/careers. Interviews will begin this week. For those looking for more information, Whole Foods Market East Lansing is hosting a Job Fair Monday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2842 E. Grand River Ave.

Whole Foods Market Team Members receive competitive wages, growth opportunities, Team Member development, generous store discounts, medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, retirement savings plan, paid time off, leave of absence, gainsharing, stock options, emergency funds and much more.

This is the first location in Lansing, Michigan; Whole Foods Market has four other Michigan stores in the Detroit metro including Rochester Hills at 2918 Walton Boulevard; West Bloomfield at 7350 Orchard Lake Road; Troy at 2880 West Maple Road; Detroit at 115 Mack Avenue and two locations in Ann Arbor, 990 Eisenhower Parkway and 3135 Washtenaw Avenue.

EXPERTS

Michael Bashaw

President – Midwest Region

Michael Bashaw’s career with Whole Foods Market started 20 years ago as a Bread and Circus Team Member in the North Atlantic Region.