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Whole Foods Market announces 11 new store leases

In its third-quarter earnings report today, Whole Foods Market announced that it recently signed leases for 11 new store locations. The stores are planned for Bedford, New Hampshire, Bloomington, Indiana, Cary, North Carolina, Eugene, Oregon, Houston and Richardson, Texas, Montgomery, Alabama, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, and Irvine, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California. The company currently operates 388 stores and has a total of 116 stores in development.

Whole Foods Market opens Champions store in Houston

Whole Foods Market’s Champions store opens Wednesday, June 25, at 10133 Louetta Road in Houston, following a 7:30 a.m. bread-breaking ceremony. The store’s first 500 shoppers will receive Better Bags with Whole Foods Market product samples. Shoppers can also enjoy special store-opening sales and music, as well as tips and tours. Whole Foods Market will host a series of community-giving days during opening week. The store will donate 1 percent of net sales for each of its first five days to local nonprofits. Recipients include Klein Independent School District Foundation, D. Bradley McWilliams YMCA at Cypress Creek, Barbara…

Whole Foods Market Albany to open June 18

Whole Foods Market’s first store in New York’s Capital Region will open its doors on Wednesday, June 18. The day's events will begin with a bread-breaking ceremony at 8:30 a.m., and the store will officially open at 9 a.m. Located at the Colonie Center Mall (intersection of Central Avenue and Wolf Road in Colonie, N.Y.), Whole Foods Market Albany will be a community destination, offering residents the full range of high-quality, natural and organic foods the retailer is known for. The store will be home to a number of local products from farms and producers throughout the region.

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