Natural Food Stores http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27800/more en Whole Foods acknowledges 'inadvertent' weighing errors http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-acknowledges-inadvertent-weighing-errors <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market officials on Wednesday acknowledged that the chain had made “inadvertent” weighing and measuring errors at its New York City stores and detailed a plan to reduce those incidents including increased training, engaging a third party to monitor progress, and offering customers a free-item guarantee.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-acknowledges-inadvertent-weighing-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-acknowledges-inadvertent-weighing-errors#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Registration Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:25:00 +0000 522171 at http://supermarketnews.com Taking Sides: Is Whole Foods on the right track with its new store concept? http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/taking-sides-whole-foods-right-track-its-new-store-concept <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods plans to launch 365 by Whole Foods Market, a new chain of small-format, value-priced stores. Is this the right strategy for the natural food chain?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/taking-sides-whole-foods-right-track-its-new-store-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/taking-sides-whole-foods-right-track-its-new-store-concept#comments Natural Food Stores Small Format Supermarket 365 Whole Foods Market Online Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:00 +0000 521961 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods faces NYC probe after investigators found ‘worst case of overcharges’ http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-faces-nyc-probe-after-investigators-found-worst-case-overcharges <div class="node-body link-body">NY Daily News — The city has launched a probe of Whole Foods Markets after investigators nabbed the upscale food purveyor for routinely overcharging customers on groceries during dozens of inspections dating back to at least 2010, the Daily News has learned.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-faces-nyc-probe-after-investigators-found-worst-case-overcharges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Thu, 25 Jun 2015 21:12:00 +0000 521671 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods CEO: 365 will bolster strength in crowded field http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-ceo-365-will-bolster-strength-crowded-field <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods envisions its nascent ‘365’ concept as a means to bolster its market offering of healthy foods with the expectation that demand for them — and competition for their sales — will continue to grow, co-CEO Walter Robb said Thursday during an investor conference. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-ceo-365-will-bolster-strength-crowded-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-ceo-365-will-bolster-strength-crowded-field#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Small Format Supermarket 365 Walter Robb Whole Foods Market Thu, 11 Jun 2015 19:41:00 +0000 520621 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods reveals '365' small-store banner http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-reveals-365-small-store-banner <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market on Thursday revealed a name for its forthcoming small-store concept — 365 by Whole Foods Market — and said the new division would be led by Jeff Turnas, who most recently led the retailer’s stores in the United Kingdom.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-reveals-365-small-store-banner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-reveals-365-small-store-banner#comments Retailers Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Whole Foods Market Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:57:00 +0000 520531 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods reportedly looking at Midtown Atlanta site http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-reportedly-looking-midtown-atlanta-site <div class="node-body link-body">Whole Foods Market wants to put a flagship store next to a planned Midtown residential tower, a 72,000-square-foot location that might include a brew pub and cooking school, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/whole-foods-reportedly-looking-midtown-atlanta-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Recommended Reading Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:24:00 +0000 520471 at http://supermarketnews.com UNFI to independents: Get fresher http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/unfi-independents-get-fresher <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Competition from supermarkets and other retail channels seeking a share of growth in the natural foods business is pressuring sales and profits for United Natural Foods and its retail customers, the distributor said while reviewing third quarter earnings Monday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/unfi-independents-get-fresher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/unfi-independents-get-fresher#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Meals Natural Food Stores Center Store Organic & Natural Independents United Natural Foods Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:26:00 +0000 520261 at http://supermarketnews.com Analyst: Competition slowing growth for natural/organic retailers http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Decreased consumer demand for discretionary purchases combined with stepped-up competition from the conventional channel is leading to weaker results for natural and organic food retailers, a financial analyst said in a report Monday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/analyst-competition-slowing-growth-naturalorganic-retailers#comments Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Organic & Natural Speciality Fairway Market Sprouts Farmers Market The Fresh Market Whole Foods Market Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:48:00 +0000 520221 at http://supermarketnews.com What's in a name for Whole Foods spinoff? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-name-whole-foods-spinoff <div class="node-body blog-body">Just how many plays on words is Whole Foods good for? If our readers are any indication, plenty. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-name-whole-foods-spinoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-name-whole-foods-spinoff#comments SN Social Natural Food Stores Whole Foods Market SN Social Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:12:00 +0000 519411 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods’ expansion strategy raises questions http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-expansion-strategy-raises-questions <div class="node-body article-body">Industry observers are wondering whether Whole Foods' long-term growth strategy might be veering off course.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-expansion-strategy-raises-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-expansion-strategy-raises-questions#comments Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores John Mackey Whole Foods Market Online 2015 Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 518681 at http://supermarketnews.com