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Wednesdays at Whole Foods – 365 Debuts, Big Things Happening in Prepared Foods, Mac and Bees

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - 365 Debuts, Big Things Happening in Prepared Foods, Mac and Bees

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company. 365 OPENS ITS DOORS As you may very well know by now, 365 by Whole Foods Market, the company’s lower-priced grocery chain, made its long-awaited debut […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company.

365 OPENS ITS DOORS

As you may very well know by now, 365 by Whole Foods Market, the company’s lower-priced grocery chain, made its long-awaited debut last week in Los Angeles.

With its pared-down look and feel, 365 by Whole Foods Market is very focused on efficiency and technology, all with the goal of passing on savings to its shoppers.
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Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Digital Savings, Fair Strawberries, Smart Moves at 365

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Digital Savings, Fair Strawberries, Smart Moves at 365

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company. DIGITAL COUPONS MADE SIMPLE In the October 2015 column, I talked at length about Whole Foods Market’s new app and all of its functionality. Well, one great feature […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company.

DIGITAL COUPONS MADE SIMPLE

In the October 2015 column, I talked at length about Whole Foods Market’s new app and all of its functionality.

Well, one great feature has since been added: digital coupons. And this is reason enough to download the app.

Here’s how it works.

You do your shopping and when you get to the check-out register, simply scan the bar code and it will automatically deduct any eligible coupons. It’s that effortless.

If using an app isn’t your thing, the company still offers printable coupons.

DOING THE RIGHT THING

In what has received little media attention but is of tremendous importance, Whole Foods Market expanded its partnership with the Fair Food Program — an organization that brings together workers, consumers, growers and retailers in support of humane labor standards and fairer wages in U.S. agriculture — to become the first food retailer to offer strawberries certified by the Fair Food Program. Read more »


Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Better Salmon, Cleaner Roses, and Chocolate for Kobe

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Better Salmon, Cleaner Roses, and Chocolate for Kobe

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company. A NEW STANDARD IN SALMON In a constant search to improve the way that it sources its seafood, Whole Foods Market just announced that it […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company.

A NEW STANDARD IN SALMON

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In a constant search to improve the way that it sources its seafood, Whole Foods Market just announced that it is now selling the most environmentally-friendly farmed salmon in the company’s history.

Given that salmon is the company’s number one selling fish and the majority of the world’s salmon is farmed, this announcement is sure to resonate with both shoppers and environmentalists alike. Read more »


Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Mendocino Farms Investment, Christmas Trees, Rice Bowls in Los Angeles

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Mendocino Farms Investment, Christmas Trees, Rice Bowls in Los Angeles

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company. A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME? In October, Whole Foods Market made a very interesting strategic move – it took a minority stake in Mendocino […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company.

A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME?

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In October, Whole Foods Market made a very interesting strategic move – it took a minority stake in Mendocino Farms, an 11-unit, healthy fast-casual sandwich chain based in Los Angeles. Read more »


Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Download the App, Successful Delivery, Vanilla with a Purpose

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Download the App, Successful Delivery, Vanilla with a Purpose

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company. MOBILE READY Just a few weeks ago, Whole Foods Market rolled out its re-designed app for iOS devices. It is intuitive, clean, and very useful. […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, exclusive products, store events, and happenings at the company.

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Just a few weeks ago, Whole Foods Market rolled out its re-designed app for iOS devices. It is intuitive, clean, and very useful.

New features and functions include:

* Instacart in-app integration

* 3,800+ recipes

* Shopping lists

* Supports Apple’s new iOS9 Spotlight Search feature, enabling Whole Foods Market shoppers to search the recipe collection without having to open the app.

Without a doubt, however, my favorite part is the what’s on sale feature. In a matter of seconds, I can see what is on sale in my local store. This is a great discovery tool as well.

To downloand the iOS app, click here.

INSTACART APPROVAL

It has been one year now since Whole Foods Market initiated a partnership with Instacart, which allows customers to purchase groceries online and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Read more »


Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Spa Time, 365 Makes it Official, and Back-to-School

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Spa Time, 365 Makes it Official, and Back-to-School

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, products, store events, and happenings at the company. GETTING PAMPERED In its willingness to constantly test out different concepts and offerings, Whole Foods Market decided to try something that it had never done […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, products, store events, and happenings at the company.

GETTING PAMPERED

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In its willingness to constantly test out different concepts and offerings, Whole Foods Market decided to try something that it had never done before – it opened a spa at its new location in Boston earlier this year.

Figuring that when shoppers come in for cheese or spinach, they might also want the convenience of booking a manicure, waxing, hot shave or shoe shine, using all natural and organic ingredients. Read more »


Wednesdays at Whole Foods – Good Karma, The Name Game, A Watermelon and Lemonade Summer

Wednesdays at Whole Foods - Good Karma, The Name Game, A Watermelon and Lemonade Summer

On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, products, store events, and happenings at the company. PAYING IT FORWARD (AND BACK) In 1981, Whole Foods Market was just eight months old and its one location in Austin, Texas was hit by a […]

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On the first Wednesday of every other month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, products, store events, and happenings at the company.

PAYING IT FORWARD (AND BACK)

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In 1981, Whole Foods Market was just eight months old and its one location in Austin, Texas was hit by a flood that completely demolished the store’s interior and inventory. With no flood insurance, no savings, and no warehouse inventory, the company could have easily shut its doors for good. Read more »