Whole Foods Market 365® Akron to open Sept. 14
AKRON, Ohio (July 12, 2017) - Whole Foods Market 365 will open its first Ohio store in Akron on September 14. The store will be the sixth Whole Foods Market 365 to open nationally. Located at 1745 W. Market Street, the store will feature a curated mix of products that adhere to Whole Foods Market’s industry-leading standards in a shopping environment that’s welcoming and convenient.
All products sold in the store will meet Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and are free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats. The store will feature an array of organic products, GAP 5 Step Animal Welfare rated meat, sustainable seafood, freshly prepared grab-and-go items and a variety of products tailored for individuals with special diets.
“We’re excited to bring the Whole Foods Market 365 experience to Ohio with our first store opening in Akron,” said Scott Allshouse, Whole Foods Market regional president. “Whole Foods Market 365 is where high quality meets value - the store will provide a streamlined shopping experience focused on convenience and quality for all shoppers, from college students to families.”
The 30,000-square-foot store will feature a coffee bar by Akron’s Artisan Coffee and Asian-inspired dishes from Fire Leaf a new concept created by Genji for 365 customers as part of the grocer’s Friends of 365 program, which collaborates with chefs and innovators who share our quality standards and have unique expertise in a cuisine, concept or product.
Shoppers can sign up for the 365 Rewards program for personalized offers and to save 10 percent on more than 100 products every day.
President, Mid Atlantic Region
Scott Allshouse’s career in the grocery industry has spanned three decades, beginning at age 15.