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July 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market confirms new Pittsburgh store

Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, announced today that it has signed a lease for a second East Liberty store in Pittsburgh.  The new store will be part of the East Liberty Marketplace development at the intersection of Penn Avenue and South Euclid Avenue. There are currently stores in East Liberty and Wexford with a South Hills location anticipated to open in early 2017.

July 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market announces a new 365 by Whole Foods Market store lease signed in Atlanta

Whole Foods Market announced with its third quarter earnings that it has signed a new lease for a 365 by Whole Foods Market™ location in Atlanta. The store will be located in the Buckhead area and will feature a simple, affordable and convenient grocery-shopping experience that offers the same high quality standards that Whole Foods Market pioneered.

July 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market expands rewards program to Dallas-Fort Worth

Whole Foods Market announced on its quarterly earnings call today that Dallas-Fort Worth is the newest test market for the company’s rewards program.

July 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market® To Anchor Mixed-Use Development At One Wall Street

Macklowe Properties announces a partnership with Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) that will bring in the high-end grocery brand as the first commercial tenant at the residential redevelopment of One Wall Street. Whole Foods Market will occupy 44,000 square feet over three floors; two for shopping and one for back of house operations, with public entrances on Broadway, New Street, and Exchange Place. The store is currently anticipated to open in late 2018.

July 26, 2016 - Whole Foods Market and Mayor Emanuel Break Ground for New Midwest Distribution Center in Chicago’s Pullman Neighborhood

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Whole Foods Market today broke ground on a 150,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution facility in the Pullman neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. Expected to open in early 2018, the new Whole Foods Market Midwest distribution center will initially employ 150 people and serve as many as 70 Whole Foods Market locations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa, and the Canadian province of Ontario.

July 26, 2016 - Whole Foods Market expands Instacart grocery delivery to San Diego

Whole Foods Market and Instacart have expanded their partnership, launching this week in San Diego, building on the 24 existing metros where consumers use Instacart’s delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market stores. Using Instacart, San Diego residents can now purchase and have their groceries delivered in as little as one hour from Whole Foods Market’s Hillcrest location.

July 19, 2016 - Colorist And Fashion Designer, Audrey Louise Reynolds To Launch Natural Dyes At Whole Foods Market’s Newest Brooklyn Location

Dubbed “the fashion world’s artisanal dyer,” by The New York Times, Audrey Louise Reynolds is making her sustainable dyes available for purchase for the first time ever at Whole Foods Market Williamsburg (238 Bedford Ave.), opening Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9:00AM. ALR Dyes, which Reynolds’ makes by hand in her Red Hook, Brooklyn studio will come in orange, yellow, pink, grey, and ecru.

July 19, 2016 - Whole Foods Market® Williamsburg Offers Plentiful Dining Options and Must-Have Goods From Local Purveyors

Whole Foods Market, the nation’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest store on Tuesday, July 26 at 9AM in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (238 Bedford Ave.). The highly anticipated Williamsburg store will be Brooklyn’s second Whole Foods Market location, featuring a vast selection of new and exclusive goods from favorite local vendors. Opening day will kick off with the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony at 8:45AM followed by an array of tastings, vendor samplings, sales, and giveaways!

July 19, 2016 - Whole Foods Market partners with PBS KIDS show ‘Wild Kratts’ on back-to-school products

Whole Foods Market is partnering with PBS KIDS’ top-rated show, “Wild Kratts,” to bring series-inspired products to stores across the U.S.

July 14, 2016 - 365 by Whole Foods Market® opens in Lake Oswego

The second 365 by Whole Foods Market location opens on Thursday, July 14, at 9 a.m. in Lake Oswego, Oregon, at 11 S. State St. in Oswego Village.

July 14, 2016 - Whole Foods Market® Williamsburg ‘Food Hall’ Celebrates Local Favorites With Eight Prepared Foods Venue Offerings

Whole Foods Market Williamsburg (238 Bedford Ave.), the retailer’s second Brooklyn location, opening on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 is excited to announce eight unique dining options for shoppers. The upcoming Williamsburg store will be home to Brooklyn’s newest food hall featuring some of New York City’s best, most beloved and up-and-coming favorites to enhance shopper’s in-store and takeout dining experiences.

July 11, 2016 - Whole Foods Market Santa Clara is the region’s most ‘foodie’ store yet

Whole Foods Market opens its new 50,000 square-foot Santa Clara store July 26 at 2732 Augustine Drive. Features include a Tap Room with food by Chef Melissa King, expanded Prepared Foods section, and new products from local vendors.

June 30, 2016 - Whole Foods Market Northern California announces recipients of third annual Local Producer Grant presented by Working Solutions

Whole Foods Market Northern California today announced recipients of its annual entrepreneurship program, the Local Producer Grant presented by nonprofit community partner Working Solutions.

June 28, 2016 - Whole Foods Market, Global Animal Partnership recognized by Compassion in World Farming

Today Whole Foods Market(NASDAQ: WFM)  and Global Animal Partnership (GAP), creator of North America’s most comprehensive farm animal welfare standards, accepted a Special Recognition award from Compassion in World Farming (CIFW), an international nonprofit that promotes farm animal welfare. The award recognizes the commitment that Whole Foods Market and GAP have made to offering only slower-growing chicken breeds by 2024.

June 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market shoppers raise $3.26 million to alleviate global poverty

Whole Foods Market customers, team members, supplier sponsors and online donors raised a combined $3.26 million to alleviate global poverty during the company’s 2016 Prosperity Campaign for Whole Planet Foundation this spring.

June 27, 2016 - Whole Foods Market to Open Williamsburg, Brooklyn Location on July 26

Whole Foods Market Williamsburg (238 Bedford Ave.), the retailer’s second Brooklyn location, will be opening on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9AM.

June 23, 2016 - Whole Kids Foundation™ Awards Chicago’s Oriental Institute $25,000 Grant to Help with Nutrition Education to Children

Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced the award of a $25,000 healthy eating education grant to The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago as part of its Healthy Kids Innovation Program in partnership with United Health Foundation. This grant will be used to partially fund a program the Institute is designing for teachers that uses archaeological exploration of food, health and nutrition in ancient civilizations to help students understand human diets and the importance of food diversity for human health

June 22, 2016 - Third 365 by Whole Foods Market™ store to open Sept. 14 in Bellevue, Wash.

365 by Whole Foods Market™, the new evolution of grocery stores from Whole Foods Market, announced today that its third location will open Sept. 14, in Bellevue, Washington. The new store will be located in Bellevue Square (300 Bellevue Square) and will also be home to a new Friend of 365 partner, Seattle-based Wild Ginger Kitchen.

June 21, 2016 - Whole Foods Market® Hyde Park Invites Community to Grand Opening

Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, opens its new store in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The new 30,300 square foot store, located at 5118 S. Lake Park Ave., will celebrate the grand opening with music, food and many more surprises for all who attend.

June 20, 2016 - Whole Foods Market invites community to grand opening of Pentagon City store

Whole Foods Market, America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, opens the doors of its new Pentagon City store at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29.

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