Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get interviews, quotes, information, facts and photos from Whole Foods Market?

 

 

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How do I get an interview, comment or quote from someone at Whole Foods Market?

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Select Media Contacts on our Press Room site for the appropriate contact using our regional map. If you are reporting for a national media outlet, please contact the appropriate national PR contact. If yours is a regional/local media outlet, please contact the appropriate regional PR contact.

 

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How many stores does Whole Foods Market have? Team Members?

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Check out our Fast Facts page.

 

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Where do I find a list of your stores or a list of stores in development?

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Visit our Stores and Events page.

 

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How do I access images?

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Select Photo Gallery on our Press Room site for high resolution images.

 

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What if I don't find the image I want?

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Visit our stand-alone resource gallery at http://pressroom.wholefoods.com/. If you see an image you want to use, please email liz.burkhart@wholefoods.com for a login.

 

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What is the Whole Foods Market “no trade” policy?

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How can I get product samples from Whole Foods Market to review for editorial use?

 

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How do I request product samples for editorial use?

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Use our Media Contacts page to find the correct person to request product samples.

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I would like to speak with someone at Whole Foods Market about advertising, usage rights and other marketing inquiries.

 

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Who do I speak with about Whole Foods Market advertising with my media outlet?

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It is very rare for Whole Foods Market to do national advertising. For local advertising, please contact the marketing department at the regional level — http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/company/regional.html.

 

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How do I get permission to mention Whole Foods Market in my materials or use your logo or other information owned by you?

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Contact a national PR contact on our Media Contacts page.

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How do I contact Whole Foods Market with a filming, photography or product placement inquiry?

 

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How do I get permission to film or shoot in a Whole Foods Market store?

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Fill out our filming/pressroomhotography request form. If your project is national in scope, you can send the form back to Liz.Burkhart@wholefoods.com. If your project is regional or local, you can send the form back to the regional PR contact found on our Media Contacts page.

 

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How do I receive permission for product placement?

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Contact our global marketing team at (512) 477.4455 x20041 or email global.sponsorships@wholefoods.com.

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How can I get information about Whole Foods Market investor relations?

 

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How do I find out more about Whole Foods Market financial news?

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Visit our Investor Relations page for financial news and press releases.

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I'm a vendor who wants to write a press release on my product to be sold at Whole Foods Market.

 

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My product is in your stores, and I'd like to write a press release on it.

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If your press release will mention Whole Foods Market, someone from our national media relations team must sign off on it. Please email your release to one of the national contacts on our Media Contacts page for approval.

 

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How do I get my product into Whole Foods Market stores?

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Vendors interested in selling their products in our stores should follow the directions on our Web site: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/contact/vendor.html.

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Who handles sponsorship, partnership, or donation requests at Whole Foods Market?

 

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How do I pitch Whole Foods Market to sponsor my event, partner with my organization or donate product?

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If yours is a global or national request, email global.sponsorships@wholefoods.com. If yours is a local request, please contact the marketing department at the regional level http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/company/regional.html or contact the closest Whole Foods Market store location http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/list_allstores.html.

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I am writing a book and want to include Whole Foods Market — who handles that?

 

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I am writing a book and want to include Whole Foods Marketwho handles that?

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We evaluate books on a case-by-case basis. Email a national PR contact on our Media Contacts page.

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