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May 6, 2015 - Whole Foods Market on tap for Brighton, New York

Whole Foods Market’s first store in the Rochester area will be located on Monroe Avenue off Interstate 590.  Expected to open in 2017, it will join Whole Foods Market’s future location in Amherst, N.Y. (Buffalo-area), as the company’s first locations in western New York.

May 6, 2015 - Flagship Whole Foods Market store coming to The Boro in Tysons Corner

Whole Foods Market announced today that it has signed a lease for a store at The Boro, a new development in Tysons Corner near the Greensboro Metro station. The approximately 70,000-square-foot store will be a flagship location in the D.C. area – both in terms of size and innovative concepts. No opening date has been set.

May 6, 2015 - Whole Foods Market confirms Troy store relocation

Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, confirmed today that its 23,300-square-foot Troy store, at 2880 West Maple Road, will be relocating down the street to a new 46,000-square-foot location in the 2100 block of East Maple Road in Birmingham. The company anticipates that the relocated store will open in late 2017.

May 6, 2015 - Whole Foods Market announces nine new store leases

In its second quarter earnings report, Whole Foods Market announced that it has signed leases for nine new stores. The stores are planned for Atlanta (two locations), Birmingham, Michigan (relocation), Houston, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, Park City, Utah, Rochester, New York, and Washington, D.C. (two locations).

May 6, 2015 - Whole Foods Market to open in University Place on May 7

Whole Foods Market will open its doors in University Place, Washington, on Thursday, May 7. This is the first Whole Foods Market store in Pierce County, and the eighth location in Washington.

May 4, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Dublin loaded with unique features

When Whole Foods Market opens its 43rd Northern California store on May 20 in Dublin, shoppers will find a 40,000-square-foot lifestyle emporium designed for food discovery and connection with family, friends and neighbors.

May 4, 2015 - From inside the kitchens of Momofuku – Ssäm Sauce is now available online and at Whole Foods Market® stores in NYC

David Chang, chef and founder of Momofuku, is thrilled to announce that Momofuku’s highly coveted Ssäm Sauce is now available for purchase online and at all nine Whole Foods Market stores in New York City.

May 1, 2015 - Whole Foods Market reveals outstanding partners with its 2015 ‘Supplier Awards’

Whole Foods Market has awarded the winners of its annual Supplier Awards, to recognize and celebrate the company’s supplier partners who best embody its mission and core values.

April 30, 2015 - Whole Foods Market celebrates 35 years in Austin

From May 4 to 8, Whole Foods Market’s flagship store in downtown Austin will celebrate the grocer’s 35th anniversary by donating 1 percent of each day’s net sales to local nonprofits that are also celebrating momentous anniversaries.

April 30, 2015 - Whole Foods Market and Instacart offer affordable, convenient options for Mother’s Day floral and gift delivery

An estimated 54 million American households will purchase flowers or plants for Mother’s Day so Whole Foods Market and Instacart are making it more convenient by delivering flowers in as little as one hour across 15 major US metros, along with a selection of thoughtful gifts for moms. Through an exclusive partnership, the two companies are offering a more convenient and affordable alternative to traditional floral delivery, all with blooms that have higher standards like Whole Trade® or Responsibly Grown ratings.

April 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market opens in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood

Whole Foods Market opened its doors in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 29. The store, at 6009 N. Broadway, is the fourth of seven Whole Foods Markets slated to open in Chicagoland during 2015, and the 23rd location in the area.

April 24, 2015 - Without pollinators, shoppers would kiss chocolate goodbye

If pollinators like bees and midges vanished, up to 90 percent of the world’s supply of cocoa would vanish too–a potentially bleak forecast for Americans who, on average, consume 11.7 pounds of chocolate per person each year.* This is one of the many reasons why Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are teaming up to “share the buzz” about the critical role pollinators play in the global food supply and how shoppers can help protect their declining populations.

April 24, 2015 - Whole Foods Market shoppers raise $4.6 million for global poverty relief

From concerts to craft fairs, shoppers took part in thousands of Whole Foods Market events to raise more than $4.6 million for global poverty alleviation. The events were all part of Whole Planet Foundation’s 2015 Prosperity Campaign to boost awareness and support for microlending projects worldwide.

April 21, 2015 - Life without pollinators could mean life without coffee

Without pollinating insects like honeybees, stingless bees and solitary bees, coffee production could drop by up to 40 percent–a potentially rude awakening for Americans, who consume 400 million cups of joe daily*, and one of many reasons Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are teaming up this month to “share the buzz” about the plight of pollinators.

April 21, 2015 - Whole Foods Market® brings family-friendly offerings to Morristown, NJ

Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, will open the doors to its newest store in Morristown, NJ on Wednesday, April 22nd. This location marks the thirteenth New Jersey store, and second in Morris County. The day will kick-off with its traditional bread breaking ceremony at 9:00am, followed by sampling, special sales, and other events throughout the store.

April 17, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Dayton to open June 3

Whole Foods Market will open its first store in the Dayton, Ohio, area on Wednesday, June 3.

April 16, 2015 - Whole Foods Market sets opening date for Playa Vista store

Whole Foods Market’s store at the Runway at Playa Vista will open Wednesday, June 17 at the corner of Jefferson and McConnell in Playa Vista.

April 15, 2015 - Whole Foods Market® Elmhurst Location to Open May 27, 2015

Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, opens its new 45,000 square foot store located at 215 South Illinois Route 83 in Elmhurst Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The much-anticipated store will provide residents in and around the Elmhurst community with fresh, high quality foods in a convenient and contemporary setting.

April 15, 2015 - This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

Pollinators play a vital role in producing one-third of the world’s food crops, but they are disappearing at alarming rates. Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are joining forces to “share the buzz” about the plight of pollinators and empower shoppers to “bee” part of the solution.

April 10, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Morristown Partners with Fosterfields Living Historical Farm on Opening Day

Whole Foods Market will celebrate the grand opening of its much-anticipated Morristown store on Wednesday, April 22 with Fosterfields Living Historical Farm as a 5% community giving day recipient.

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