Valerie Christian

Course Name

Strategic Management

Course Number

MGT 401

Document Type


Original Publication Date

November 2016

Publication Date



Since its debut in 1980, Whole Foods Market has been a pioneer in the natural and organic food industry, and with America’s rising interest in these healthy, alternative products, the company found itself experiencing many years of success and growth throughout the 20th century. As the demand for natural foods has grown more rapidly over the last fifteen years, Whole Foods has paradoxically experienced a plateau in its success.


1st Prize Winner in the 2017 Writing Across the Curriculum contest at Sacred Heart University.

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