Profile: Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.OQ)
2 Dec 2016
Whole Foods Market, Inc., incorporated on August 15, 1978, is engaged in operating natural and organic foods supermarkets. The Company's brands include Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws and Engine 2 Plant-Strong. As of April 10, 2016, the Company operated 441 stores, which include 421 stores in 42 states in the United States and the District of Columbia, 11 stores in Canada, and 9 stores in the United Kingdom.
The Company offers approximately 25,000 organic stock keeping units (SKUs) company-wide, covering all areas of its store, including produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. The Company also has over 100 new and re-branded dietary supplements; pollinator-friendly almonds and almond butters; a collection of organic barbecue sauces; a collection of body care products for babies, and an expanded item assortment for the holiday season. In addition to its brands, it offers over 550 temporary exclusives, which are branded products. Its stores are approximately 39,000 square feet in size and are supported by its Austin headquarters, regional offices, distribution centers, bake house facilities, commissary kitchens, seafood-processing facilities, a produce procurement center, and a specialty coffee and tea procurement and roasting operation.
Whole Foods Market Inc
550 Bowie St
AUSTIN TX 78703-4644
Company Web Links
- Whole Foods shareholder pushing for changes, sale of company: Bloomberg
- Whole Foods shareholder pushing for changes, sale of company-Bbg
- BRIEF-Whole Foods top shareholder said planning push for changes, possible sale- Bloomberg,citing sources
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- CORRECTED-Whole Foods founder Mackey retakes helm in turnaround