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Whole Foods hiring 6000 new team members nationwide

Whole Foods hiring 6000 new team members nationwide”

On the heels of a stellar financial quarter, word on the street is a potential array of new store formats for both Amazon and its newly-acquired Whole Foods chain are in the works.

That includes the store at 3515 Bridgeport Way W.in University Place. We are experimenting with a lot of formats. "I think that Whole Foods really gives us a vast head-start on that and a great base".

Whole Foods is looking to fill 6,000 jobs. The company's net income of $256 million was essentially flat from the same period a year ago. In a press release, Amazon claimed that together with Whole Foods, they would pursue the vision of making high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.

Whole Foods offers competitive pay and benefits for their full and part-time workers, including a 20-percent in-store discount. "So there will be a lot of integration, a lot of touch points and a lot of working together as we go forward". But as of now, little information has been announced on what new formats Whole Foods will bring to the table.

Candidates can visit the stores Thursday and be interviewed, with opportunities for on-the-spot job offers.

Olsavsky added that the company plans to open more Whole Foods stores.

The Whole Foods hiring blitz is right out of the Amazon playbook.

Amazon closed its deal to acquire Whole Foods in August.

"Amazon sees Whole Foods as its nexus of brick-and-mortar power", she wrote. The two companies will study how to further integrate Whole Foods with initiatives like AmazonFresh and Prime Now.

"T$3 hat class of revenue, physical stores revenue, is going to be where we are going to book any sales that where a customer physically select [s] an item in a store", CFO Brian Olsavsky said, according to an S&P Global Market Intelligence transcript. Indeed, Whole Foods is part of a broader grocery ecosystem that will seamlessly drive sales online and offline, all bound by the goal of unparalleled convenience, and all under the Amazon brand.



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