OAKLAND, Calif. — Whole Foods Market is scheduled to open what it described as a first-of-its-kind “market hall”-format store here today, in which shoppers can access all departments in a single loop. “It will not resemble a typical supermarket, or even other Whole Foods Market stores around the country,” the Austin, Texas-based company said in a prepared release. The design, the company added, “was inspired by several international market halls from around the globe, including ones in ...

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