Walter on Bloomberg Radio: Why a Variety of Efforts Help Sales

By Walter Robb, November 10, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Walter Robb

Walter discusses fiscal fourth-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as the grocery-store chain slashed prices to win over bargain-hunting shoppers. Robb speaks with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio’s "Taking Stock" on Nov. 6.

You can listen to the interview here.


Sharing our growth story with the media

By Walter Robb, September 17, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Walter Robb

I recently appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” program to talk about Whole Foods Market’s progress across a number of fronts. Topics included the innovative grocery pickup and delivery service partnership with Instacart, our company being named one of the first retailers to accept Apple Pay transactions, our upcoming national branding campaign, and more.

Earlier in the summer, I also conducted a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg Radio. In it, I address the evolving competitive landscape, Whole Foods Markets’ continued growth, value pricing, defying conventional wisdom with the success of Whole Foods Market’s Detroit store, and much more. Listen to my radio interview.

Our Revised Team Member Language Guidelines

By Walter Robb, June 27, 2013  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Walter Robb

Walter Robb,co-CEO, shares our Revised Team Member Language Guidelines on behalf of the Whole Foods Market Leadership Network.

I'd like to begin this post with two statements regarding the recent incident involving two of our team members in one of our Albuquerque, New Mexico stores.

First, we sincerely apologize that a section of our handbook regarding team member interactions in the workplace was not clearly written, and for any misunderstandings or offense it has created. Its intention was to foster inclusion, not exclusion.

Second, our senior leadership team has reviewed and changed the wording of this section and will ensure that this new wording and, more importantly, the intention behind it is reviewed and discussed at the next team member meeting at every store and facility throughout the company, which will be within 45 days time. The original as well as the revised guidelines in their entirety are...

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Whole Foods Market® Commits to Full GMO Transparency

By Walter Robb, March 8, 2013  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Walter Robb

Whole Foods Market commits to full GMO transparency by giving supplier partners five years to source non-GMO ingredients or to clearly label products with ingredients containing GMOs.


Walter on Mad Money with Jim Cramer

By Walter Robb, January 8, 2013  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Walter Robb


On Dec. 19, Walter stopped by the CNBC studios in New Jersey to talk with Jim Cramer: