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Whole Foods Closing One Atlanta Store Before Opening Another

Whole Foods plans on April 5 to launch a new flagship store at 14th and West Peachtree streets in Midtown.
Whole Foods plans on April 5 to launch a new flagship store at 14th and West Peachtree streets in Midtown.
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Whole Foods Market will close one of its Atlanta locations, just as it opens a new flagship store in Midtown.

Whole Foods (NASDAQ:WFM) confirmed it will close its store on Briarcliff Road, which had been the company’s very first location in Atlanta.

It plans on April 5 to launch a new flagship store at 14th and West Peachtree streets in Midtown. That location will feature four levels, including a rooftop terrace.

“Whole Foods Market is excited to be growing in the Atlanta with our brand new 70,000-square-foot multi-level flagship Whole Foods Market Midtown opening on April 5,” the company said in a statement to Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Read the full story at the Atlanta Business Chronicle >>