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STANFORD, Calif. — Whole Foods markets are big business in this part of the world, upscale havens for rich shoppers seeking “healthy” foods. But notwithstanding their financial success, the two co-CEOs of the company are utterly clueless.
When one of them, John Mackey, gave a talk to Stanford MBA students in 2010, it was replete with airy-fairy New Age ideas. “Why should the purpose of business be to make money?” he asked.
Whole Foods is widely referred to as “Whole Paycheck” — because that’s what you’ll spend shopping there.
View the original article here: Would you buy food from morons? (If not, don’t go to Whole Foods.)
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