Curious what this will look like down the road for us. It went from a cute little concept in Seattle, and now there's one in Chicago. There are job postings on Indeed for Amazon Go in NYC, so I guess that's next.
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After 4 years of dealing with one of the most f---ed up work places I have even been employed at I left, it was less then one day when I felt my soul healing, WFM is still being ran like its on top of the world, the decisions and leadership are... read more
Don’t try any Food that is for sample they are expired.
Backwards a-- company, even the behind the scenes actions are dropping the ball on quality standards. Make sure to give me the whole ego-puff of this is business and " this is a way to track " or whatever, when really you schmucks know it's to lower... read more
Looks like even the almighty Amazon was not able to truly influence our prices and affordability. Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing for us. I guess we'll know soon enough... read more
This is just one of the articles that I've seen lately that talks about our competition growing more and more, and I can’t say that I’m surprised. It’s no secret that we fell asleep since Amazon took over. We adopted their practices and strayed from... read more
A Thanksgiving week to remember.
The new id--ts working at Whole Foods are terrible. Now the hiring process just doesn’t give a damn. New age Front end supervisors are like a disaster. Recent experience -Front end supervised steps up to help bag- Sup: you need a bag today? Me: yes... read more
Nice that WFM is bringing back stock options for those eligible, but the insurance is really terrible. Last year, 100% of in-network was paid by the plan after deductible was met. This year, only 75% is paid after the deductible is met. No increase... read more
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/news/whole-foods-bring-back-employee-stock-option-program-calls-unionize-182009491.html Who is going to get these and how many? Can you wait 4 years to rip the benefits??????
For all tms in her path, please be safe. And whatever your local, state officials tell you to do, do it.
Most American Workers Don't Fear Losing Their Jobs to Automation = Most American workers have their heads firmly stuck in the sand... read more
Will ots ever go away,some of the things are nice to use for accountability and systems but regional has gone to far with micro managing everyone and making these scorce cards unrealistic.I always thought retail was about sales and driving those... read more
Slack is an app owned by Amazon. STL’s have been going around to all the teams telling them to not use slack and uninstall it from the computer BUT they are not telling SSS’s this! They want the SSS group to use the app so they can track what you are... read more
I’m curious about what groups/email aliases received the union email yesterday and which didn’t.
The economy has been booming on the stock market these last 8 years...people are getting rich...fine dining restaurants are full thurs thru sat...regular workers still struggle but min wage has shot up An economic crisis is on the horizon My point is... read more
We no longer get any (meaningful) gainsharing, stock options disappeared and were never discussed (but ASTLs and above still get Amazon stock), responsibilities have increased dramatically with the elimination of some people and concentration of... read more
Former TL here who was forced to take anti union training there. Their biggest fear is that individual teams are viewed as separate entities and can unionize independently from the entire store. A whole body team of 5 people could unionize if 3... read more
Who else got this whole worker email from a gmail account? Did your store leadership call an emergency meeting? What the f---. I don’t know what’s Going on in California but they’re turning everyone inside out. Anyone have any info on this SLACK app?
How many customers have told you they are leaving and not returning since Amazon takeover? How many have said they now chose Trader Joe's or Fresh & Easy or something third? People used to come here becasue WFM used to stand for something. Nowadays... read more
Come one come all, please tell me about fellow employees who contribute nothing yet get paid highly. Let's do this. $25/hr to work behind the customer service desk? $19 an hour and gets p-ss-d bc they are asked to fill the drink box? Whatcha got?
Why? Lets hire 4000 TM on the spot WTF??? So maybe 3 stick around for awhile, most don't even show up and the rest are on their phone!! What a joke!!
How's 365 going? Haven't heard much from that spin-off in the media, I'm assuming it's already a dead concept? Lake Oswego and Bellevue can't possibly be making any money...
I’m a store support tl who loathes these donation drives. I hate forcing my team to ask EGET. I don’t look forward to twisting my STLs arm to let us buy some incentives to keep them going. Trying to come up with events is a joke considering nobody in... read more
Whose bright idea was it to make the last 25% off supplement sale Prime only? Any Whole Body team member could have told you that was going to be a complete failure and it was. Instead of learning from that, let's just make the upcoming body care... read more
Anyone has more info on this? On Whole Foods SOP Program?
Hey marketing team. Why can't you just say all deli meats & cheeses on sale, pre-packaged or sliced to order. I saw an add "All charcuterie on sale" which means nothing to the average consumer that you are supposedly trying to appeal to. Who even... read more
Where are all these Amazon changes that everyone said were going to happen in August?!?
They are installing 50 cameras in our store. What’s the deal anyone know why so many. Getting ready for amazon go?
TL in grocery here. I just get glimpses of the people pulling the strings at the top and meet regional people briefly. The handful of meetings and conference calls about OTS I've been on are mind boggling. Everyone at regional says things like "OTS... read more
Two whole stores (maybe a couple more now)...wow Seriously. I have yet to see home delivery service in our region or anything else for that matter. but yes just keep announcing big things then just move on to something else. I see a big fail. Not... read more
Whole Foods still knowingly ripping off customers? My regional leadership knew all about it but didn’t care until it hit the fan. You have a similar situation? Call your local weights and measures bureau and let them investigate. Stop allowing wfm to... read more
Who else thinks so?
Check out this article trying to bring back the idea that Whole Foods is passionate about Whole Foods. Do you know what Whole Foods is passionate about? OTS! Check out that photo in the article! FAIL. Modern OTS Produce TL: -The carrots and... read more