Whole Foods Market is engaged in the business of natural and organic foods supermarket. The Company has stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and sells products that meet its self-created quality standards for being "natural", which the store defines as minimally processed foods. It also sells many USDA-certified organic foods and products that aim to be environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible.

Type
Subsidiary
Parent Company
Amazon
HQ
Austin, US
Founded
1978
Whole Foods Market was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, US
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Key People/Management at Whole Foods Market

John Mackey

John Mackey

Chief Executive Officer
Jason Buechel

Jason Buechel

Executive V.P. and CIO
Keith Manbeck

Keith Manbeck

Executive V.P. and Chief Financial Officer
Sonya Gafsi Oblisk

Sonya Gafsi Oblisk

Global V.P., Global Marketing
Ken Meyer

Ken Meyer

Executive V.P., Operations
Jim Sud

Jim Sud

Executive V.P., Growth and Business Development
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Whole Foods Market Office Locations

Whole Foods Market has offices in London, Glendale, Watsonville, Emeryville and in 9 other locations
Austin, US (HQ)
550 Bowie St, TX 78703, USA
Austin, US
200 1105 N Lamar Blvd
Bellevue, US
100 15 Lake Bellevue Dr
Chicago, US
300 640 N LaSalle Dr
Denver, US
3012 Huron St
Emeryville, US
200 5980 Horton St
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Whole Foods Market Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1978
Whole Foods Market is a subsidiary of Amazon

Whole Foods Market Financials

Whole Foods Market's revenue was reported to be $16.03 b in FY, 2017 which is a 1.9% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

15.4 b15.7 b16 b

Revenue growth, %

2%2%

Cost of goods sold

10 b10.3 b10.6 b

Gross profit

5.4 b5.4 b5.4 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

4.7 b3.6 b3.6 b4.8 b3.7 b3.7 b4.9 b3.7 b3.7 b

Cost of goods sold

3 b2.3 b2.3 b3.2 b2.4 b2.4 b3.3 b2.5 b2.5 b

Gross profit

1.6 b1.3 b1.3 b1.6 b1.3 b1.3 b1.7 b1.3 b1.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

35%36%36%34%35%35%34%34%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

237 m351 m322 m

Accounts Receivable

218 m242 m242 m

Prepaid Expenses

108 m167 m143 m

Inventories

500 m517 m471 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

266 m323 m257 m679 m805 m472 m350 m412 m279 m

Accounts Receivable

204 m214 m216 m212 m230 m319 m251 m255 m246 m

Prepaid Expenses

89 m87 m102 m115 m162 m147 m123 m119 m117 m

Inventories

491 m476 m484 m564 m521 m523 m554 m508 m483 m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

536 m507 m245 m

Depreciation and Amortization

439 m498 m495 m

Inventories

(61 m)(11 m)42 m

Accounts Payable

20 m13 m63 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

167 m326 m479 m157 m299 m419 m95 m194 m300 m

Depreciation and Amortization

125 m225 m331 m147 m259 m376 m189 m305 m417 m

Inventories

(53 m)(39 m)(47 m)(67 m)(25 m)(25 m)(37 m)6 m29 m

Accounts Payable

5 m21 m16 m(16 m)4 m(2 m)(19 m)6 m(2 m)
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Whole Foods Market Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

SKUs per Store

32 k34 k35 k

Stores

399 406 414 422 431 434 441 452 456 467 461 466 470
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Whole Foods Market Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Wild Oats Marketplace February 22, 2007
Allegro Coffee Company
Bowie Strategic Investments, Inc.
Fresh & Wild Holding Limited
Fresh & Wild Limited
Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Food Markets, Inc.
Nature’s Heartland, Inc.
The Sourdough, A European Bakery, Inc.
WFM Beverage Corp.
WFM Beverage Holding Company
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