Tensions between Whole Foods Market and some of the most important brands it sells in its stores will come to a head on March 19, when they will congregate for a recently announced summit.
The grocer notified certain vendors
about the meeting by email last Saturday. It is set to reassure the
brands of relations after Whole Foods' sale to Amazon. It comes after a
rocky few months for the grocer, which has been trying to shift from a
local orientation to a national one, without sacrificing the selection
and relations that set it apart from larger peers like Kroger and Albertsons.. . . more