Whole Foods: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

The juiciest fact from the first part of the Whole Foods article was the revelation that the Co-CEO makes only $1 per month. If you thought that was mind-blowing, get comfortable. The read in part two is even better!

Number Eight: Whole Foods Has Nine Stores in Canada and the UK. The store is not just about Texas and America. The store has witnessed overwhelming success and has even crossed international boundaries. Whole Foods have nine stores in Canada and the UK. So the next time you travel to the UK or Canada worry not, you can get your favorite brand of Organic Whole milk from your nearest whole foods store.

Number Seven: The Store First Launched its Campaign in 2014. With its unbeatable success, it is surprising that only recently did the store launch its first national campaign, in October 2014.

Number Six: Whole Foods Sales Thrive on Basic Commodities. With such a huge success, you would probably think that the store thrives on selling expensive products to its customers. However, the top-selling Whole Foods brand products include Extra Virgin Oil, Organic Whole Milk, Organic Wild Blueberries, Organic Unsalted Butter, and Organic Maple Syrup.

Number Five: Whole Foods Have Been Ranked Best Company for 17 years straight. The store has had a great run since it first opened shop. Fortune has ranked the store as one of the 100 best companies to work for, for 17 years in a row! Since the magazine started the rankings, The store has never missed out in the top 100.

Number Four: Whole Foods Opened a New Store Every Week and a Half in the First Quarter of 2014. In the year that the store first launched its nationwide campaign, a new store was opened every week and a half in the first quarter of 2014!

Number Three: There Are a Lot of Them. There are approximately 388 Whole Foods stores that cover 14.7M feet squared; that is the size of 255 football fields put together!

Number Two: Whole Foods Headquarters Are in Austin. The store was first started in Austin; all the good decisions and successful plans began there. The Store’s largest location is located in Austin where it was first opened. This flagship store is 80,000 square feet. The company’s headquarters are situated on the top floor of the building.

Number One: The Store Has an Ice Skating Rink in Austin. The last interesting fact about the store in our list is that at the headquarters in Austin the store has an ice skating rink on the top floor. Well, if you are into Ice skating, and you happen to be in Austin, you better grab your skating gear and head for the roof! We hope you enjoyed our list of things you didn’t know about Whole Foods!