Whole Foods Market(R) Launches Online Coupon Program

Natural and Organic Retailer Extends 'The Whole Deal(R)' Coupons to Web, Helps Shoppers Find Great Deals with the Click of a Mouse

Dec 14, 2009, 12:46 ET from Whole Foods Market

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market, the leading natural and organic grocer, now offers online coupons as an extension of its in-store value guide, The Whole Deal, which highlights great everyday low prices on the highest quality products, and offers low-budget recipes and meal planning advice to help shoppers stretch their food dollar with ease.

"It's all about convenience," said Whole Foods Market Value Guru Barry Hirsch. "Now, in addition to finding coupons in each in-store issue of The Whole Deal value guide, Whole Foods Market shoppers can hop online and print their coupons in seconds. And the best part is, with the rest of The Whole Deal guide already available online, shoppers can learn how to snag the best deals before they even leave home."

A selection of coupons from each in-store issue of The Whole Deal will rotate online every few weeks, keeping the deals fresh and the saving easy.

This month, shoppers can save on everything from fruit juice and whole grain cereal to decadent chocolates and creamy soups--all meeting Whole Foods Market's highest standards for quality and taste.

Check out the new online coupons at: wholefoodsmarket.com/coupons, and get loads of money-saving ideas from The Whole Deal in-store value guide online at: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wholedeal.

About Whole Foods Market®

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (www.wholefoodsmarket.com), a leader in the natural and organic foods industry and America's first national certified organic grocer, has been recognized as "America's Healthiest Grocery Store" by Health magazine, was named one of "The Greenest Big Companies in America" by Newsweek magazine, and thanks to its 52,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by FORTUNE magazine for 12 consecutive years. The Whole Foods Market motto, "Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet"(TM) captures the company's mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness, employee excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. In fiscal year 2009, the company had sales of $8 billion and currently has more than 285 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Fresh & Wild(TM), and Harry's Farmers Market® are trademarks owned by Whole Foods Market IP, LP. Wild Oats® and Capers Community Market(TM) are trademarks owned by Wild Marks, Inc.

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