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Whole Foods Market opens new 30,300 square foot store in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood

New Store Marks First Location in Chicago’s Hyde Park Neighborhood 

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, opens its new 30,300 square foot store located at 5118 S. Lake Park Ave. in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The much-anticipated store will provide residents in and around Hyde Park 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 Hyde Park 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 has 25 Chicagoland stores: Gold Coast, Halsted, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Sauganash, South Loop, Streeterville, DePaul, West Loop and Edgewater neighborhoods in Chicago; and the surrounding suburbs of: Deerfield, Elmhurst, three Evanston locations, Hinsdale, Kildeer, Naperville, Northbrook, Orland Park, Park Ridge, Schaumburg, River Forest, Wheaton and Willowbrook. Whole Foods Market Englewood opens Fall 2016.


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.


Darrah Gist

Lauren Bernath

EPR Retail News