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Is Whole Foods Losing Its Sustainable Luster?

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

Whole Foods' very presence in small regional markets undermines established relationships between regional food retailers and suppliers, including farmers, processors and related service providers.

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' on at Whole Foods

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

The people have spoken, well, vegans and the Prius set. Those who who buy pesticide-free and sustainable foods are boycotting what had been their hou...

A Message from Whole Foods: Let Them Eat Cake

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

John Mackey's irresponsible op-ed will no doubt cost Whole Foods dearly in lost customer loyalty. I just hope Whole Foods recognizes that going it alone isn't a feasible way to run a business or a country.

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey: Marketing Genius or Out-of-Touch Schmuck?

Zachary Adam Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zachary Adam Cohen

True advocates in the local sustainable world have known about Whole Foods' shame for a while now.

The Whole Foods Fight Over Health Care

nytimes.com | Eric Etheridge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Of all the sideshows to the Great 2009 Health Care Debate, the Whole Foods boycott may take the prize as the most unexpected. Last Wednesday, John Ma...

Whole Foods Backlash: Bloggers Outraged Over CEO's Anti-'ObamaCare' Column

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's recent Wall Street Journal op-ed on health care which argues against President Obama's health reform proposals has cause...

John Mackey as a Hero of Intellectual Integrity

Michael Strong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Strong

The most annoying aspect of the partisan lynch mob of John Mackey is the claim that he is a "heartless CEO" when in actuality, he is loving, generous and a hero of intellectual integrity.

Don't Hate Whole Foods Because of Health Care...

Aemilia Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Aemilia Scott

I've got news for you: Whole Foods is lame. It's been lame for a long while now.

Why I Ain't About to Boycott Whole Foods

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

I, for one, am not going to boycott Whole Foods. I'm not throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's Utterly Disappointing Worldview

Ethan Nichtern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ethan Nichtern

The world view on display in Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's op-ed is one of selfish individualism, mistrust for the very notion representative government, and continued support for a profit system on anabolic steroids.

Half-Assed From Whole Foods

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellis Weiner

If you secretly felt that you "should" really shop at Whole Foods, because they're "whole" and they're "foods," you now have a reason to go elsewhere--both for food, and for arguments about health care.

Why I'm Done with Whole Foods

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Wyskida

Being inside Whole Foods comforts me, and I'm susceptible to the (false) idea that just by shopping there, whatever I buy, I'll be healthier.

Whole Foods CEO: "The Whole Foods Alternative To ObamaCare" -- Just Eat Whole Foods!

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey penned an op-ed on health care reform in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal in which he pressed, amidst more standard conservat...

Whole Foods Boss: We "Sell A Bunch Of junk"

The Guardian | Mark Tran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Whole Foods arrived in the UK two years ago it was hailed as a mecca for those determined to follow a healthy diet. But today the struggling US s...

Is Whole Foods Market Just Another Evil Corporation?

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christiana Wyly

Whether history decides that WFM's stance against unions is wise or misguided, this single issue hardly outweighs the tremendous good that it has done for the culture of sustainability.

How To Find The Thrill In Your Business

Roy Spence and Haley Rushing | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roy Spence and Haley Rushing

Companies with a purpose have a way of seeing a need in the marketplace and conceiving of a never-before-thought-of solution to meet that need.

How The New Whole Foods Market In Venice Has Lured Me To Shop More By Creating An Irresistible Eco Destination Of Adult Entertainment In The Hood

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacie Krajchir

It's a bonafide social scene bursting at the seams.

Rahodeb Returns: Whole Foods CEO Back To Blogging After Pseudonym, Stock Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rahodeb is baaaaaaacckk. Well, not the onetime anonymous internet alter-ego of the Whole Foods' chief executive, but the man himself, resuming his bl...

What's a Little Marketing Between Friends? Two Years Hard Time

Lucas Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucas Conley

As lawmakers in the UK have figured out, when marketers mingle among consumers, the results are often more artifice than advertising.

Hedge-funders Use Their Skills For Evil, Not Good

New York | Daily Intelligencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

So it goes that just as soon as the holidays end, the snowflake-shaped scales fall from our eyes and harsh, cold reality sets in. All that goodwill an...

2007's Most Unhinged Wall Street Moments

Wall Street Journal | David Gaffen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year filled with credit-market turmoil, eight-figure write-downs from the nation's largest financial institutions, shaky guidance from the Federal R...

Three CEOs Who Should Go

Motley Fool | Morgan Housel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CEOs don't have the easiest jobs in the world. Being responsible for leading an organization with needy employees, unreasonable suppliers, and impatie...