Marketing articles New York Times
By STEPHANIE STROM
Under a new program, conventional farmers can earn higher marks than organic farmers, who have long had a close relationship with the grocery chain.
By SUSAN PHILLIPS
Metropolitan Diary: A young woman, seated at a supermarket cafe, exchanged messages with her mother about how to act when the couple next to her is angrily arguing.
By MARK BITTMAN
Food news from vegemite chocolate to a pizza shop drug den.
Whole Foods Market said on Wednesday that same-store sales growth cooled in the latest quarter, even as it cut prices further and introduced its first national advertising campaign.
By GRETCHEN MORGENSON
The grocery chain was ham-handed in its efforts to keep shareholders from voting on a perfectly reasonable proposal at its annual meeting this year.
By RACHEL ABRAMS
The chain attributed growth in customer traffic to digital and branding initiatives, and its profit rose.
The commission is reviewing a rule used to allow companies to prevent proposals by shareholders from being put before investors at annual meetings.
By MIKE ISAAC
The company is part of the so-called on-demand economy, start-up companies that let customers order anything — food, cars, alcohol — and have it delivered directly to their homes in hours.
By STEPHANIE STROM and SABRINA TAVERNISE
An animal rights group says that a farm that supplies eggs to Whole Foods, among others, treated hens inhumanely. But such videos are raising other concerns.