Whole Foods Market, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Jan 20, 2010, 15:18 ET from Whole Foods Market, Inc.

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFMI) today announced it will issue financial results for the Company's first fiscal quarter ended January 17, 2010, after the market closes on Tuesday, February 16, 2010.  Following the release via the wire services, the Company will host a conference call with financial analysts and investors beginning at 4:00 p.m. (CST).

To participate, dial (800) 862-9098 (domestic) and (785) 424-1051 (international).  The conference ID is "Whole Foods."  Please dial in at least five minutes before the start of the conference call. A simultaneous audio webcast will be available through a link on the Company's website at http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/company/index.php.  The webcast will be archived for a minimum of 30 days.  

About Whole Foods Market:

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (www.wholefoodsmarket.com) is the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first national certified organic grocer. In fiscal year 2009, the Company had sales of $8 billion and currently has 289 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs more than 53,500 Team Members and has been ranked for 12 consecutive years as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by Fortune magazine.

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