Whole Foods Market has announced plans to open a new 40,000 square foot location in Pompano Beach. The store, which will be located at the northwest corner of the intersection at North Federal Highway (US1) and Copan’s Road, in the space formerly occupied by K-Mart, is slated to open in 2014.
“We are thrilled to be opening in Pompano Beach. For years, our customers have been longing for a store here and we’ve wanted to open one as well,” says Juan Nuñez, President of Whole Foods Market – Florida Region. “After much planning, it’s very exciting to see it come to fruition.”
With 17 stores throughout the state, and four stores already in development, this will be Whole Foods Market’s 22nd location in Florida. Other locations throughout Florida are in Winter Park, Jacksonville, Sarasota, Wellington, Pinecrest, Palm Beach Gardens, Plantation, Naples, Orlando, Coral Springs, Fort Lauderdale, South Beach, Coral Gables, Boca Raton, Aventura, Tampa and Pembroke Pines.
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 69,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2011, the company had sales of more than $10 billion and currently has more than 325 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.