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Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market
Company nameWhole Foods Market
Company typePublic
IndustryGrocery store
Health food store
Founder(s)John Mackey
HeadquartersAustin, Texas, U.S.
No. of locations304 (May 2011)
Key peopleJohn B. Elstrott (Chairman)
John Mackey (Co-CEO)
Walter Robb (Co-CEO)
Revenue(+) US$ 9.006 billion (FY 2010) 
Operating income(+) US$ 438 million (FY 2010)
Net income(+) US$ 246 million (FY 2010)
Total assets(+) US$ 3.987 billion (FY 2010)
Total equity(+) US$ 2.373 billion (FY 2010)
Employees58,300 (2010)

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Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq - WFM) is a foods supermarket chain based in Austin, Texas which emphasizes "natural and organic products." The company has been ranked among the most socially responsible businesses and placed third on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's list of Top 25 Green Power Partners.

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