The company’s co-CEO said at a retail industry conference that it is monitoring startups that deliver groceries, as well as meal ingredients, for partnerships or an acquisition.
They found love in an organic place.
Staples managers are now forbidden to schedule part-time associates for more than 25 hours a week, according to a Dec. 6 memo. A petition against the move is circulating saying the decision is based on the Affordable Care Act.
Organic yogurt-maker Stonyfield Farm just started distributing an exclusive Greek yogurt line at Whole Foods two weeks ago. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier today that Whole Foods will stop selling Chobani yogurt by early 2014 to make room for more organic and GMO-free brands.
He puts the MAN in romance.
Whole Foods doesn’t want Detroit to think of it as an upscale grocer mockingly referred to as “Whole Paycheck” because of its high prices. So 18 months ago they started a grassroots marketing campaign to teach residents how to be “Savvy Shoppers” ahead of its store opening next month.
A new survey finds most Americans think corporate leaders should keep their opinions to themselves. MTV and News Corp. are rated most partisan.
Artichokes got you down?
This is hanging in the flower section of a Manhattan Whole Foods. But it probably belongs in the Met.
“There are certain things that have been used to put down black people — watermelon, fried chicken.” The chalk board ad has since been removed.
So she doesn’t have to go outside.
OSHA is suing Whole Foods for firing a whistleblower at their Miami Beach location. And what did the employee blow the proverbial whistle on? Oh, you know, just management ignoring sewage leaking out of a bathroom and into the cheese department.
There’s been a recent flap over Whole Foods promoting halal food as part of a Ramadan marketing campaign, and most of said flap stems from one post by a crazy-pants blogger who thinks Muslims are “savages.” Here is that blogger’s post, called Anti-Israel Whole Foods Wishes You a Happy Ramadan, boiled down to the nuttiest soundbites and paired with the Michele Bachmann cover of Newsweek. View List ›
A disgruntled ex-employee of a Whole Foods in Toronto fired off a very cranky farewell e-mail to his former co-workers, referring to the grocery chain as a “faux hippy Wal-Mart.” Here are some selections from the massive missive along with some photos of cats in Whole Foods bags. Names have been redacted to protect the underemployed. The entire sprawling screed can be read at Gawker. View List ›
Super cute hamster trying its heart out! [Ed. note: This is a lesson in perseverance. SPOILER: He gets the tin open and then he GETS INSIDE THE TIN!!!] Watch Video ›
Is this exactly how we feel every time we go to Whole Foods? Watch Video ›
This picture, taken on March 21, 2011, shows Whole Foods had failed to remove the insensitive “tsunami sushi combo” from shelves. View Image ›
A Brazilian Wandering Spider — the world’s most deadly spider — was found in bananas at a whole Whole Foods Market in Tulsa. How deadly? It bites you, you die 25 minutes later after your muscles stop working. Alternatively, the spider’s bite can result in painful, long-lasting erections. Read More ›
The New York Sun has an interesting article about how prepared salad bars can be misleading in terms of nutrition and calories. Don’t let me anywhere near that section of Whole Foods if I’m actually hungry. At least there’s some sense of portion control when you order a Popeyes meal combo. Read More ›