Anthony Hucker, currently COO, will assume the responsibilities of president and CEO on an interim basis effective July 1.
Currently, Whole Foods possesses a 2.7% market share of the $611.9 billion supermarket industry, according to IBISWorld.
According to the FMI Trends findings, overall shopper ratings of how well stores are meeting their needs favor those retail channels that lead in transparency.
The first 100 customers to arrive at each location on June 15 received a wooden coin for a chance to win up to $100 in Lidl gift cards, the company stated.
While consumers are taking more trips across most retail channels, deep discount grocery is seeing some of the largest increases in shopper activity.
Even though none of the survey respondents had ever been to one of the grocer's locations in the U.S., 67% said it is likely that they will try shopping at Lidl, and 52% are excited about shopping there.
Aldi is bucking the trend plaguing many retailers by accelerating its growth of new stores with a total capital investment of $5 billion in new and remodeled stores throughout the next five years.
Publix, with Instacart, is expanding the existing same-day delivery service over the next five months to several new markets and will offer the service chainwide by 2020.
The MDV leadership team has worked extensively to expand the military platform, resulting in the worldwide network the company operates today with its strategic partner Coastal Pacific Food Distributors.
This major win comes on the heels of Lidl’s top performance at the 2017 LA International Wine Competition, where Lidl was also the top performing retail exhibitor, with 101 medals earned.