(New York, NY – January 15th, 2015) – Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is excited to announce the opening of its eighth Manhattan store on the Upper East Side at East 87th Street (1551 3rd Avenue) on Wednesday, February 18th. The 39,000 square foot grocery store will be a community destination, offering Upper East Side residents a full range of high-quality natural and organic foods. Opening day will start with the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony followed by an array of sampling opportunities and giveaways.
For additional information and exciting announcements about Whole Foods Market East 87th Street, please visit the store’s social media channels:
Facebook – facebook.com/wholefoodsnyc
Twitter and Instagram– @WholeFoodsNYC
Customers can also choose to shop at Whole Foods Market online through Instacart, with delivery in as little as one hour.
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About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 78,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 17 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2013, the company had sales of $12.9 billion and currently has more than 380 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.