Whole Foods Market http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6743/more en Whole Foods taps local intelligence: Robb http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb <div class="field-byline"> By James Tenser </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Whole Foods Market, localization goes well beyond tailoring store assortments. It encompasses sourcing, events, design of the buildings, and decision-making authority to suit the communities it serves, said Walter Robb, co-CEO of the Austin, Texas-based company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-taps-local-intelligence-robb#comments Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Sustainability Registration Walter Robb Whole Foods Market 2014 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 471421 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb introduces Tucson, Ariz., workers Keely Dietz (left) and Amber Atencio at the Global Retailing Conference in Tucson.</p> Photo courtesy of Simboli Photography FMI unveils Chef Showdown finalists http://supermarketnews.com/meals/fmi-unveils-chef-showdown-finalists <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute said Tuesday it had selected the 25 finalists for the Supermarket Chef Showdown, a competition scheduled for June 11 at the FMI Connect conference in Chicago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meals/fmi-unveils-chef-showdown-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meals/fmi-unveils-chef-showdown-finalists#comments Latest News Publix Kroger Meals Brookshire Grocery Co. 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Whole Foods Market Winn-Dixie Stores Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:45:00 +0000 471361 at http://supermarketnews.com FreshDirect offers best online experience: Report http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/freshdirect-offers-best-online-experience-report <div class="node-body article-body">New York-based FreshDirect was rated to provide the best customer experience in a study by e-commerce service provider Fluid and presented in a conference call on Internet grocery by Wells Fargo on Monday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/freshdirect-offers-best-online-experience-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/freshdirect-offers-best-online-experience-report#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Kroger Safeway Ahold USA Online Retail Ahold USA FreshDirect Kroger Co. Safeway Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:48:00 +0000 471161 at http://supermarketnews.com Publix executes a careful expansion strategy http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-executes-careful-expansion-strategy <div class="node-body article-body">Publix Super Markets only officially announced its plans to enter the Charlotte region two years ago, but its potentially market-changing entry had been expected for more than a decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-executes-careful-expansion-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-executes-careful-expansion-strategy#comments Retail & Financial Publix Walmart Kroger Bi-Lo Delhaize America Food Lion Harris Teeter Kroger Co. Publix Super Markets South The Fresh Market Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Winn-Dixie Stores Online 2014 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 470051 at http://supermarketnews.com Extra hours could boost Fresh Market comps: Analyst http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/extra-hours-could-boost-fresh-market-comps-analyst <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market has begun opening stores an hour earlier in an attempt to boost comparable-store sales and stay competitive with rivals Whole Foods Market and Sprouts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/extra-hours-could-boost-fresh-market-comps-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/extra-hours-could-boost-fresh-market-comps-analyst#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar General Sprouts Farmers Market The Fresh Market Whole Foods Market Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:09:00 +0000 470331 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods joins the M&A fray http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-joins-ma-fray <div class="node-body article-body">A food retailing industry in flux should help Whole Foods Market buy its way toward its goal of 1,200 U.S. stores, officials said — and it won’t necessarily be constrained by store sizes and market densities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-joins-ma-fray" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-joins-ma-fray#comments Retailers Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Dominick's Walter Robb Whole Foods Market Online 2014 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 470141 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Whole Foods announced is it purchasing four New Frontiers Natural Marketplace natural food stores.</p> Whole Foods buying 4 New Frontiers stores http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-buying-4-new-frontiers-stores <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market said Monday that it was acquiring four stores from New Frontiers Natural Marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-buying-4-new-frontiers-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/whole-foods-buying-4-new-frontiers-stores#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Arizona Mergers & Acquisitions Whole Foods Market Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:24:00 +0000 469551 at http://supermarketnews.com Instacart expands to NYC http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/instacart-expands-nyc <div class="node-body article-body">Instacart, the e-grocery service that hires local freelance delivery personnel to shop at local supermarkets and deliver to customers, has expanded to a small section of New York City. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/instacart-expands-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/instacart-expands-nyc#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Online Retail New York Whole Foods Market Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:29:00 +0000 469141 at http://supermarketnews.com The Fresh Market faces challenges in Houston http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/fresh-market-faces-challenges-houston <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market may face an uphill battle in Houston, where the company opened its first stores about a year ago but has now unveiled plans to close one of the locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/fresh-market-faces-challenges-houston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/fresh-market-faces-challenges-houston#comments Retailers Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Aldi Central Market Craig Carlock H-E-B Joe V's Smart Shop Kroger Co. Randalls Safeway Sprouts Farmers Market Texas The Fresh Market Trader Joe's Market Whole Foods Market Online 2014 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 468361 at http://supermarketnews.com Loblaw takes cheese title from Whole Foods, again http://supermarketnews.com/dairy/loblaw-takes-cheese-title-whole-foods-again <div class="node-body article-body">Loblaw Cos. took back the record for most Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheels cracked simultaneously with 1,008 wheels cracked at banners across Canada on March 22. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dairy/loblaw-takes-cheese-title-whole-foods-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dairy/loblaw-takes-cheese-title-whole-foods-again#comments Latest News Dairy Loblaw Cos. Whole Foods Market Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:43:00 +0000 468681 at http://supermarketnews.com