John Mackey, Rene Lawson Hardy, Craig Weller and Mark Skiles
Austin, Texas, opened Sept. 20,1980, with a staff of 19
550 Bowie St. Austin, TX 78703 (above flagship store at 525 N. Lamar Blvd.)
More than 499, throughout the U.K., Canada, and in 42 U.S. states – Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
Total Team Members
More than 95,000
Store brand products
Led by the 365 Everyday Value® brand, exclusive brands generated approximately $2.3 billion in sales in fiscal year 2016 and currently features approximately 5,300 SKUs. Approximately 55 percent of Whole Foods Market's exclusive brand offerings are either certified organic or “Non-GMO Project Verified.” Other exclusive brands include, but are not limited to, Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws, and Engine 2 Plant-Strong.