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September 1, 2015 - Whole Kids Foundation® aims to raise over $4 million in September to help improve children’s nutrition

Whole Kids Foundation is launching the 2015 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign, which aims to raise over $4 million to inspire families and support schools related to children’s nutrition.

August 31, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Rocky River opening Sept. 23

Whole Foods Market Rocky River will open its doors on Sept. 23. The approximately 40,000-square-foot store is located at 19607 Detroit Road in Rocky River.

August 28, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Millburn-Union Celebrates Grand Opening of BBQ

Whole Foods Market Millburn-Union is excited to announce the opening of BBQ, a brand new barbecue restaurant that will bring the most sought after traditional American BBQ flavors of Kansas City, Memphis, and the Carolinas, right to Jersey!

August 26, 2015 - Whole Foods Market® Willowbrook Celebrates New Location with Community

Whole Foods Market officially opened its newly relocated 58,864 square-foot Willowbrook store today, Wednesday, August 26 at 9 a.m. The new, larger store down the street from the previous location, welcomed over a thousand Willowbrook residents at the Grand Opening Celebration.

August 20, 2015 - Whole Foods Market makes Fortune’s ‘Change the World’ list,  a ranking of ‘companies that are doing well by doing good’

In its new ranking of 50 companies that “Change the World,” Fortune magazine recognizes Whole Foods Market for “doing well by doing good.” The company ranks No. 30 on the list, which will appear in the magazine’s Sept. 1 issue.

August 13, 2015 - Whole Foods Market® Schererville, Indiana Location to Open Sept. 23, 2015

Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic foods grocer, opens its new 40,000 square foot store located at 199 US Highway 41 in Schererville, Indiana, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The much-anticipated store will provide residents in and around Northwest Indiana with fresh, high quality foods in a convenient and contemporary setting.

August 6, 2015 - Whole Foods Market offers one-of-a-kind, family-friendly fanfare with grand opening in Clark, NJ

Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), America’s Healthiest Grocery Store®, is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Clark, NJ on Friday, August 7th. Whole Foods Market Clark, located within the Clark Commons Shopping Center (1255 Raritan Road), is the retailer’s second Union County location and fourteenth in New Jersey. The day will kick-off with the retailer’s traditional bread breaking ceremony at 8:45am, followed by giveaways, sampling, special sales, and other events throughout the store.

August 5, 2015 - American Cheese Society honors Whole Foods Market’s global cheese buyer with lifetime achievement award

Cathy Strange, Whole Foods Market’s (NASDAQ: WFM) global cheese buyer, received the American Cheese Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award on July 30 at the organization’s annual conference in Providence, Rhode Island.

August 4, 2015 - Renowned New Jersey chef Dan Richer launches exclusive butter at Whole Foods Market Clark

Dan Richer, the chef and co-owner behind two of New Jersey’s favorite restaurants—Razza Pizza Artigianale (Jersey City) and Arturo’s Osteria & Pizzeria (Maplewood), is thrilled to announce that his celebrated in-house made butter will be available for purchase at Whole Foods Market Clark, opening this Friday, August 7th.

July 31, 2015 - Whole Foods Market promotes Jason Buechel to Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Whole Foods Market today announced that Jason Buechel has been promoted from global vice president and chief information officer to executive vice president and chief information officer, becoming the newest member of the executive team effective immediately.

July 30, 2015 - Whole Foods Market invites Apple Watch users to wear their lists on their wrists

Starting today, Whole Foods Market shoppers can wear their shopping lists on their wrists, viewing and crossing off items on Apple Watch screens as they shop.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market announces new location in Kirkland, Washington

Whole Foods Market announced plans today to open a store in Kirkland, which will be the company’s 12th Washington location.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market coming to Akron, Ohio

Whole Foods Market announced today that it has signed a lease for a store in Akron, Ohio. The approximately 40,000-square-foot location will be part of West Point Marketplace. No opening date has been set.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market announces first 365 by Whole Foods Market™ store leases

Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) announced the first five leases for its streamlined, value-oriented 365 by Whole Foods Market brand, with store openings scheduled through 2017. The company disclosed leases for 365 by Whole Foods Market locations in Bellevue, Washington, Houston, Portland, Oregon, and Santa Monica, California, and also announced that the first 365 store will be located in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market announces eight new store leases

In its third quarter earnings report, Whole Foods Market announced that it has signed leases for eight new stores and has renegotiated the lease for one of its stores in development. The new leases include Whole Foods Market stores planned for Akron, Ohio, Charleston, South Carolina, Exton, Pennsylvania, and Kirkland, Washington, and 365 by Whole Foods Market stores planned for Bellevue, Washington, Houston, Portland, Oregon, and Santa Monica, California. Additionally, the company renegotiated a lease for a store in Los Angeles, converting it from a Whole Foods Market to a 365 by Whole Foods Market store.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market expanding to Exton, Pennsylvania

Whole Foods Market announced today that it has signed a lease for a 55,000-square-foot store at Exton Square Mall in Exton, Pennsylvania. No opening date has been set. The company currently operates 10 stores in Pennsylvania, with eight of them in Greater Philadelphia.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market® Celebrates with Evanston Community at Grand Opening Ceremony

Whole Foods Market officially opened its 53,004 square-foot Green Bay Road store today, Wednesday, July 29 at 9 a.m. Whole Foods Market’s third location in Evanston, and 25th store in Chicagoland, welcomed over 550 North Shore community residents at the Grand Opening Celebration.

July 29, 2015 - Whole Foods Market announces opening date for Germantown store

Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is excited to announce the opening of its second Shelby County store in Germantown, Tennessee, on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The new store is located at 7825 Highway 72 and is the sixth Whole Foods Market in the state.

July 29, 2015 - Introducing Clark Bar, an In-House Bar + Restaurant at Whole Foods Market Clark

Whole Foods Market Clark, opening on Friday, Aug. 7, is excited to announce the opening of Clark Bar, the store’s full scale restaurant. Clark Bar’s fast-casual style will serve as an ideal place for area residents and families to grab a refreshing cocktail, beer or glass of wine in addition to a delicious quick lunch or casual dinner.

July 26, 2015 - Whole Foods Market Brewing Company distributes first beer

Whole Foods Market Brewing Company, the first craft brewery in a grocery store, will begin distribution of its first draft beer in two phases, starting with the Greater Houston area on Aug. 8, followed by the launch of statewide distribution in Texas on Sept. 18.

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