Whole Foods Market is an American supermarket chain that is know for specializing in natural and organic foods. The company was founded by Walter Robb in 1978, in Austin, Texas, United States.
Whole Foods Market was acquired by Amazon in 2017, but have maintained their focus to sell certified organic food only, and on a national scale. They offer an online store that allows customers to see weekly sales, browse products, and place delivery/pickup orders for their groceries.
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Whole Foods Market looks to continue to serve their customers. They have adjusted their hours to expand delivery times, to provide enhanced cleanliness and sanitation protocols, and to give at-risk populations time to shop if necessary. They look to remain an option as an essential business for people during the pandemic, and will provide delivery via no-contact service.
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