Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store to open on June 23

LEXINGTON, Ky., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store, set to open Friday, June 23, at 4059 Finn Way, will feature a pub and an outside fire pit area, as well as expanded selections of local products and innovations across departments. The store will open its doors following an 8:45 a.m. bread-breaking ceremony.

“We are excited to share this store and its expanded features and product offerings with new shoppers and longtime Whole Foods Market customers alike,” said Melissa Arnett, the Lexington store’s team leader. “The store will include many new and locally sourced and seasonal products that meet our high quality standards. Whether you come for self-serve mochi, wood-fired pizza, local beer on tap at the Barn Door Tap Room or scratch-made bread, the store will be a new gathering place for the community.”

The store, designed to reflect Lexington’s rich history by using a reclaimed barn door and recycled bourbon barrel tops with pops of bold colors, will offer the highest quality natural and organic products, including fresh produce, meat, seafood and prepared foods. Every item meets Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats.

The 40,000-square-foot store includes:

  • The Barn Door Tap Room, which features a seasonal farm-to-table menu and 32 taps, many of which will offer local craft beer.
  • More than 75 local suppliers providing products, ranging from seasonal produce to fresh pasta to barbecue sauce.
  • Scratch bread made in-house with spent grain from Barrel House Distilling Co.
  • Expanded selection across all departments, with an emphasis on organic and locally sourced products.
  • Self-serve mochi ice cream bar.
  • Exclusive partnership with the Pie Queen of Bowling Green.
  • Outdoor seating with a fire pit.

Media preview tours will be held June 21 and 22 – Whole Foods Market representatives will be available for interview on site. Please contact MAmedia@wholefoods.com with questions, or to set up a store tour.


Source: Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market to open its first store in the Dayton, Ohio on June 3

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2015-4-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will open its first store in the Dayton, Ohio, area on Wednesday, June 3.

The 45,000-square-foot store, located at the intersection of McEwen Road and Miamisburg Centerville Road, will include several unique features and will create approximately 130 local jobs.

“There is such an exciting energy within the Dayton community that’s vibrant and growing – we can’t wait to join in,” said Melissa Arnett, the store’s team leader. “From discovering new, local suppliers to learning more about our community and neighbors, we’ve loved tailoring this store to make it as unique as Dayton itself. Come June 3rd–whether its breakfast, lunch, dinner or happy hour–we can’t wait to meet you.”

Core values are at the center of Whole Foods Market’s mission, earning it the name “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store.” In addition to offering the highest quality natural and organic products, including seasonal, locally sourced produce, sustainable seafood and high-quality meat and poultry free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated oils, Whole Foods Market Dayton will feature:

• A pub, a coffee bar and a growler fill-up station
• A bike service station, plus an active-living section in the Whole Body department, including an in-store health and fitness coach
• Quick and easy lunch options, including a soup, sandwich and salad bar
• An artisan cheese department with antipasti, olive and pickle bars
• A cooking department with extensive bulk offerings, including spices, beans and nuts

Whole Foods Market team members will be organizing and attending events around the community in the coming weeks.

For more information, follow the store on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.