Whole Foods takes on high-volume Fairway

Whole Foods takes on high-volume Fairway

“Fairway will take a hit, and it might be substantial, but it’s the weak operators that will feel it the most." —ANDREW WOLF, BB&T Capital Markets

Whole Foods Market’s newest New York City location isn’t its largest or most beautifully laid out, but its opening in mid-February could have some long-term effects.

The store, at East 87th Street and 3rd Avenue in a densely populated residential neighborhood, is a block from a Fairway that had opened in 2011 and is among that chain’s highest-volume stores, according to analysts.

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