Posts Tagged ‘Whole Foods’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Whole Foods is a good buy

by For the MBJ Published: February 7,2014

Tags: Business, JACKSON, Mississippi, Ted Carter, Whole Foods

Editor: Ahead of the pending opening of Whole Foods Market in Jackson, Ted Carter wrote in a column that John Mackey, founder and co-chief executive officer of Whole Foods, has put his “ego ahead of shareholders” due to Mackey’s statements in opposition to the Affordable Care Act.    Mr. Carter’s piece had many statements about Mr. Mackey […] [...]

MBJ February 7th Digital Edition

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TED CARTER: Ego ahead of shareholders — the unfolding Whole Foods story

by Ted Carter Published: January 24,2014

Tags: Business, education, food, healthcare, Mississippi, Whole Foods

Don’t be surprised if national health care politics comes into play when Whole Foods Market opens its doors at Highland Village in Jackson Feb. 4. The man who co-founded the retailer of natural and organic foods and is today its co-CEO started it all by equating the Affordable Care Act to fascism and reportedly encouraging […] [...]

MBJ January 24th Digital Edition

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New owners plan cautious change for Highland Village

by Ted Carter Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Black Friday, Business, Maison Weiss, Mississippi, retial, shopping, Whole Foods

As lease renewal time arrived, second-generation Highland Village retailers Ken and Tracy Szilasi weighed the tremendous potential of Ridgeland’s Renaissance at Colony Park and Madison’s thriving retail centers. The Maison Weiss owners ultimately decided their best play was to stay put and continue catering to a customer base Ken Szilasi’s grandparents Nell and Bernie Weiss […] [...]

MBJ November 29th Digital Edition

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‘NO FEAR’ — Rainbow Co-op says it is prepared for the arrival of Whole Foods

by Becky Gillette Published: September 27,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Rainbow, small business, Whole Foods

By Becky Gillette   The Rainbow Natural Grocery Cooperative located on Old Canton Road has been a mainstay for shoppers interested in organic and natural foods since 1980. Soon it will be facing competition from one of the biggest natural food chains in the country, Whole Foods, which is building a 30,000-square-foot store in Highland […] [...]

Read November 16 issue of the MBJ

HEALTHCARE Bryant’s support, $10M grant give new life to medical school plans— by Ted Carter RETAIL ‘Whole Foods Effect’ likely to hit Highland Village— by Clay Chandler BANKING Strong reaction from community banks cited for Basel III delay— by Ted Carter ENERGY PSC to ask utilities to extend small business incentives— by Clay Chandler  HALEY BARBOUR Setting the record […] [...]

November 16, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: November 16,2012

Tags: Highland Village, JACKSON, Whole Foods

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Read November 9 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: November 9,2012

Tags: Department of Revenue, farmers markets, Mississippi River Marathon, Natchez, Whole Foods

DESTINATION SHOPPING Whole Foods breaks ground in Jackon— by Clay Chandler ENERGY Turbine project being eyed for Natchez— by Clay Chandler FUNDRAISING Mississippi River Marathon hopes to raise awareness— by Clay Chandler EMPLOYMENT Outlook report looks at Magnolia State  — by Ted Carter GOVERNMENT Competition for DOR lease continues — by Ted Carter AGRICULTURE Farmers markets embrace food stamp […] [...]

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