Thursday, October 13, 2016

Whole Foods making push into low-income neighborhoods

wholefoodslogoAlthough Whole Foods has a reputation for being on the pricier side of the supermarket spectrum, and therefore more commonly found in higher-income areas, it’s now attempting to make a change by opening up stores in low-income neighborhoods.

Whole Foods recently opened up a location in Englewood, a low-income neighborhood in Chicago’s South Side. According to The Wall Street Journal, this is part of the retailer’s strategy. Since 2003, the company has opened locations in Detroit and New Orleans; and Newark, NJ, is next on its list.. . . more

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