DETROIT — Whole Foods Market is scheduled to open an inner-city store here Wednesday that will be smaller than the chain's norm, with lower prices and a larger selection of private-label items and frozen and prepackaged foods designed to appeal to budget-conscious shoppers, according to media reports.
IRVINGTON, N.Y. — Natural Markets Food Group, parent of the Mrs. Green’s chain of natural-food stores, is closing its last six locations of the Fresh & Green’s banner in Maryland and Washington, D.C., according to reports....More
AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market is piloting a new technology platform designed to enable it to look at refrigerants as assets that can be managed to impact profitability, rather than as consumables that need to be continually replenished....More
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Sprouts Farmers Market here delayed a secondary offering of stock Thursday after The Fresh Market posted weaker-than-expected results, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal....More
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage here posted double-digit comparable-store sales in the recently ended fourth quarter, but noted that increasing sales of grocery products were pressuring margins....More