Whole Foods Market announces leadership structure changes and appointments

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today (Nov. 2, 2016) announced changes to the leadership structure, including transitioning from co-Chief Executive Officers to a sole Chief Executive Officer, with co-Founder John Mackey to serve in that capacity. Walter Robb will remain on the Company’s […]

Whole Foods Market announces the opening of its new store in Englewood Neighborhood, Chicago’s South Side

Chicago, 2016-Sep-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading a food movement to bring better access to fresh and healthy foods, Englewood and surrounding South Side neighborhood residents celebrate the opening of Whole Foods Market Englewood, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. The new 18,000 square foot store represents three years of community collaboration between the natural grocer and community […]

Whole Foods Market names three new global vice presidents: Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Martin Tracey and Brooke Buchanan

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today (Sept. 6, 2016) welcomes three new global vice presidents. Sonya Gafsi Oblisk, Global Vice President of Marketing, Martin Tracey, Global Vice President of Team Member Services, and Brooke Buchanan, Global Vice President of Communications, joined their respective teams today. “We are thrilled […]

Whole Foods Market Executive VP and CIO Jason Buechel recognized by FORTUNE as one of the 40 most influential young people in business

AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Jason Buechel has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the 40 most influential young people in business. Buechel, 37, is No. 11 on the magazine’s 2015 “40 Under 40” list.  He is responsible for all aspects of technology […]

Whole Foods Market, Instacart mark one-year anniversary of their partnership

Partnership – now in 17 U.S. Cities – saved Whole Foods Market customers 970,000 shopping hours AUSTIN, 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) and one-hour grocery delivery service, Instacart, today marked the one-year anniversary of a partnership that has helped Whole Foods Market customers conveniently purchase groceries and have them delivered in […]

Whole Foods Market ranked No. 30 in the Fortune’s ‘Change the World’ list

Company lauded for ‘setting a standard for grocery stores’ and for ‘continually pushing for change’ AUSTIN, Texas, 2015-8-24— /EPR Retail News/ — In its new ranking of 50 companies that “Change the World,” Fortune magazine recognizes Whole Foods Market for “doing well by doing good.” The company ranks No. 30 on the list, which will appear in […]

Whole Foods Market’s “Beauty in All Beings” event to support the foundation’s micro-lending programs in 62 countries

ANAHEIM, Calif., 2015-3-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 520 women will have a chance to lift themselves out of poverty through microcredit, thanks to Whole Foods Market’s “Beauty in All Beings” event,held Friday, March 6, at Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. Whole Foods Market hosted the benefit event in partnership with thinkThin and 22 […]

Whole Foods Market stores now accepting Apple Pay

Offering an easy, secure and private way to pay at America’s healthiest grocery store AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market is now offering its customers the ability to make purchases with Apple Pay, a new service expected to transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay for items at […]

Whole Foods Market launches its first national brand campaign; highlights the values of “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store”

Advertising highlights quality standards and core values of ‘America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®’ AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-10-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) launches its first national brand campaign today to highlight its groundbreaking quality standards, healthy offerings and key milestones as a pioneer in the natural and organic food industry. By communicating the company’s deeper […]

Whole Foods Market to provide customers with easy, secure & private way to make grocery purchases with Apple Pay

Whole Foods Market to provide customers with an easy, secure & private way to make grocery purchases at checkout registers AUSTIN, Texas, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) today announces its participation with Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way […]