AUSTIN, Texas (July 29, 2015) – 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.

Whole Foods Market currently operates 424 stores and has 114 stores in development.