Global net sales of Whole Foods Market 2010-2017

The gourmet supermarket Whole Foods Market had net sales amounting to over 16 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, up from 15.72 billion U.S. dollars in the previous year.

Whole Foods Market Key Figures

Whole Foods Market has expanded rapidly in the last decade, growing from 275 locations in 2008 to nearly 500 locations in 2017. That was the same year in which Whole Foods was acquired by the e-commerce giant Amazon for 13.7 billion U.S. dollars. Whole Foods is expected to experience modest growth in the next several years. In 2015, Whole Foods Market generated sales of nearly 14 billion U.S. dollars; by 2021 this figure is projected to reach 15.7 billion U.S. dollars.

Whole Foods Market and Consumers

Compared to larger food retailers like Walmart and Aldi, relatively few Americans have shopped at a Whole Foods Market in the past six months; only 9 percent according to a 2017 survey. When it comes to overall customer satisfaction, Whole Foods Market scored 79 points out of 100, above the U.S. average for supermarkets but below other prominent retailers such as Costco, Trader Joe’s and Sam’s Club.

Net sales of Whole Foods Market worldwide from 2010 to 2017

Net sales in million U.S. dollars
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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period

2010 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Fiscal years 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010 were 52-week years and fiscal year 2012 was a 53-week year.
Fiscal year 2017 ended on September 24.

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