Whole Foods Market Shreveport store to open Nov. 16

Grocer will hire approximately 100 team members, applications accepted starting early September


SHREVEPORT, La. (Aug. 18, 2016) Whole Foods Market will open in Shreveport, Louisiana, on Nov. 16 at Fern Marketplace, 1380 E. 70th Street. The 39,000-square-foot store will be the company’s first Shreveport location and its seventh in the state.


“We’ve had a tremendous response from the community since first announcing our plans to open a store in the Shreveport-Bossier City area,” said Mark Dixon, president of Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region. “We can’t wait to open our doors and give the Shreveport community a new option for shopping, dining and gathering with friends and family.”


Beginning early September, the store’s team leader, Ralph White, will accept applications for cashiers, prepared foods cooks, fishmongers, butchers and more. Anyone interested in applying can find more information at wholefoodsmarket.com/careers.


“I’m thrilled for Whole Foods Market to open in Shreveport this November,” White said. “We’re excited to offer new and local products, develop strong partnerships with our neighbors, and deliver a shopping experience unlike anywhere else.”


Whole Foods Market is already planning store partnerships and activities leading up to the November opening and beyond. Details and updates will be available at wholefoodsmarket.com/shreveport and facebook.com/wholefoodsshreveport.

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