- Whole Foods had 21% fewer visitors across its stores on October 4 compared to the same day last year, according to data by placer.ai.
- Shopper traffic is bouncing back much faster at other grocers – it was only down 2% at Kroger’s.
- Part of this is because Whole Foods normally gets a lot of lunchtime trade from office workers, who are now working from home, a spokesperson said.
- Sales of packaged goods, like sandwiches and salads, has fallen 75%.
- A Whole Foods spokesperson told Business Insider the company “is healthy and continues to grow,” and has opened 10 new stores in 2020.
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For every five in-store shoppers Whole Foods Markets had last October, it now only has four, new data suggests.
The supermarket chain had 21% fewer visitors across its stores on October 4 compared to the same day last year, according to