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365 by Whole Foods Market® opens in Silver Lake

Offers craft brew bar, a “Carrot Dog,” custom tea blends; retailer unveils loyalty program

LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2016) – The first 365 by Whole Foods Market location opens Wednesday, May 25, at 9 a.m. in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake at 2520 Glendale Blvd., following a cake-cutting ceremony with 365 by Whole Foods Market leaders and the community. 

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., the 28,000-square-foot store offers a thoughtful selection of grab-and-go prepared foods, grocery items, unique venues and retail innovations that streamline the shopping experience for customers seeking convenience and value on high quality products without artificial colors, sweeteners or preservatives. 

“Whether you’re looking for a quick in-and-out shop for a few items, stocking up for the week, or having a sit down dinner at by CHLOE. with a beer from Allegro’s craft brew bar, you’ll find a blend of innovation and convenience,” said Jeff Turnas, president, 365 by Whole Foods Market. “From the food offerings to the design, we’ve built a foundation on the quality standards you’ve come to expect from Whole Foods Market in a fun new format that’s easy to navigate and focused on value in every department.”

Grab-and-Go

In the large grab-and-go section with an array of prepared foods options, shoppers can order hot dogs, bowls made with quinoa, rice and veggies and pizza from self-serve kiosks. Prepared foods items meet the same quality standards as all products sold in the store. Menu highlights:

“Friends of 365”

Veg

Offers 5,000 square feet of produce with an extensive selection of organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables and “veg valley,” an enclosed area for chilled produce. 

Meat & Sea

Offers nearly 30 ready-to-cook items including chicken, meat, pork, seafood and marinated selections of high-quality meats from animals raised without antibiotics and added hormones. All items are packaged for convenience. Includes:

 

Total Pantry (grocery, bakery, bulk, supplements and body care)

From a large selection of salty snacks to baking supplies, supplements and body care, the departments has options for everyday grocery needs.

Beverage:

Features an assortment of kombucha and cold pressed juices from Suja, Evolution Fresh, Temple Turmeric and REBBL, plus a curated collection of more than 400 wines, including eco-friendly and biodynamic options, a varied selection of special-occasion wines and fun beverages like sake and sangria. Highlights:

Chilled:

Store Design

The look and feel of the store is streamlined to match its product selection. The Silver Lake location and subsequent stores are designed with convenience and efficiency in mind, to create an easy flow and streamlined customer experience.

My 365 Rewards

The Silver Lake opening coincides with the launch of My 365 Rewards, a 100 percent digital loyalty program offering customers added value and personalized offers, product recommendations and deals based on individual preferences.

Opening Day Deals & Happenings

Throughout the store, customers will discover “Flash Finds,” featuring new products, seasonal items or unique offerings available for a limited time. Opening week highlights include Frankie’s Spuntino olive oil, Momofuko Market Ssam sauce, CoolHaus ice cream, Pop Art popcorn and an assortment of hand-selected wines. 

Additional grand opening deals include 365 by Whole Foods Market boneless skinless chicken breasts 5-Step® Animal Welfare Step 3 Rated for $3 a pound, seedless watermelon for $3 each, organic grass fed ground beef 5-Step® Animal Welfare Step 4 Rated for $5 a pound and pints of organic blueberries, two for $5.

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Jeff Turnas

President – 365 by Whole Foods Market

Jeff Turnas is president of 365 by Whole Foods Market. He was appointed to lead Whole Foods Market’s new retail store brand in June 2015.