Whole Foods

Arnett Woodall on the left, and food donations on the right
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Antionette Lee
June 05, 2020 - 5:30 am
In light of the recent looting in West Philadelphia, many businesses in the area have been closed and boarded up. But a few places were spared from the damages and they’re trying to be a beacon of hope during troubling times. Read more here.
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Giant Food store in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
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Tim Jimenez
March 19, 2020 - 8:31 am
Giant food stores are now joining other grocery and retail chains that are opening up their first hour of business to those 60 and older in response to the high demand and concerns during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver’s Way co-op, with Mayor Jim Kenney
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Hadas Kuznits
October 18, 2019 - 1:35 pm
In a brief ceremony at City Hall on Friday morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney declared Saturday the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day. Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver's Way Co-op, says he hopes Co-op Day brings attention to the benefits of shopping at or being a member of a cooperative...
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Whole Foods
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May 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business (CNN) — Responding to customers' demands, Whole Foods is ramping up its war on disposable plastic. The Amazon-owned company announced Monday that will stop offering plastic straws across all of its 500 stores in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada...
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Amazon has trained its Prime members to expect low prices. So naturally those shoppers have been reluctant to dish out for expensive groceries at Whole Foods.
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April 03, 2019 - 12:08 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Amazon has trained its Prime members to expect low prices. So naturally those shoppers have been reluctant to dish out for expensive groceries at Whole Foods. Amazon bought Whole Foods in 2017 for nearly $14 billion to gain entry into the $860 billion...
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Cyber Monday
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November 28, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Retailers are battling hard over toys, flat-screen TVs and new tech gadgets this holiday season, and Amazon appears to be in a strong position. The company said on Tuesday that it sold 18 million toys between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. Amazon did...
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She's 33 and the future of the butter business
November 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
By Channon Hodge (CNN) -- Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter. About 700 pounds of it every week. While she and her assistant pack up golden bricks of butter, they can stare out at...
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November 13, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon's growing web of businesses. And now, Amazon's sprawling empire will stretch even...
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Salad recall
United States Department of Agriculture
Eric Walter
October 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A California-based grocery store supplier is recalling about 940 pounds of ready-to-eat salads, including the 365 brand sold by Whole Foods, because they contain corn that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria bacteria. The salads, each containing chicken,...
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Aldi is going granola to compete with Whole Foods
Aldi via CNN
August 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Aldi is synonymous with low-cost food staples, canned goods and no frills shopping. But the German grocer is hoping a shift to trendy, natural foods will help it grow its market share in the United States. Last week, it announced the next phase of an aggressive...
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