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Whole Foods Market in South Lake Tahoe to Open November 6

First 300 customers will receive a Whole Foods Market exclusive reusable tote bag and other giveaways

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (October 10, 2019) Whole Foods Market will open its new 28,500 square-foot South Lake Tahoe store, located at 3600 Lake Tahoe Blvd, at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6. Opening day celebrations will include complimentary refreshments, bites and music before the store opens. The first 300 customers will receive a Whole Foods Market South Lake Tahoe reusable tote bag, as well as a savings card with a mystery value ranging between $5 and $100 and a miniature loaf of bread to honor the Whole Foods Market tradition of breaking bread with the community.

“We can’t wait to welcome the South Lake Tahoe community into their new Whole Foods Market,” said Wes Mewes, Store Team Leader. “We look forward to providing our customers with a wide selection of fresh, responsibly sourced and innovative products, and a variety of local items and prepared foods.”

All food at Whole Foods Market must meet the company’s rigorous quality standards, which prohibit hydrogenated fats, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. In addition, all beauty and body care products must meet the company’s body care standards, which ban animal testing and more than one hundred commonly used ingredients.

Special features of the store will include:

Amazon Prime members who shop at Whole Foods Market have access to a number of benefits year-round, like deep discounts on dozens of select popular products each week and an additional 10 percent off hundreds of in-store sale items. In addition, eligible Prime members receive five percent back on Whole Foods Market purchases when using the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card.

To celebrate joining the community, five percent of the store’s net sales on Wednesday, November 13 will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, which provides children and teens in the community with a safe, positive and welcoming environment where they can have fun and enhance their education and life experiences.  

Whole Foods Market South Lake Tahoe will employ approximately 100 full and part-time team members. Following the grand opening, the store will be open from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily.

Whole Foods Market has 45 additional stores throughout Northern California.

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