Consumers no longer need to make the trip to a specialty store when they can find the same labels at their local supermarket or big-box store for cheaper.
Until recently, Whole Foods had grown with it, doubling its number of stores from fewer than 200 in 2006 to more than 400 today. Nobody paid any attention to us," Mackey said in last week's call.
"But we continued to expand and grow and we got more and more successful, and then the conventional supermarkets ...
Responsibly-sourced groceries now see the sort of demand of which Whole Foods could only dream during its early decades of relative obscurity.
But there's a catch: All the fuss over organic fare has drawn the eye of mass-market competitors like Kroger, Walmart and Costco which can easily undercut the store's steep prices.
The couple lived there and showered with a hose attached to the dishwasher.
The company bet that consumers would pay a little extra cash for fresher, cleaner food well before anyone cared what "organic" meant.
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The high-end grocery chain said it would close nine stores last week after a year and a half of falling same-store sales.