Whole Foods: Not a Money-Making Machine

FastCompany reports on the dismal state of morally upright grocery behemoth Whole Foods:

The bottom line for Whole Foods in the months of July, August, and September?

$1.5 million in total profit.

Whole Foods has 278 stores, and its fourth quarter ran 12 weeks. A little math, and you quickly discover that each store made profit of $449.64 a week. That’s $64 a day for each store — $6.40 an hour in profit, if the store is open 10 hours.

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