‘We can only take so much abuse’: Whole Foods suppliers slam ‘hellacious’ new policies and say rising costs are hurting business
|02/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Whole Foods is charging brands more money for prime shelf space and introducing new fees. It has also stopped paying shipping fees for some products and dropped minimum-order requirements.
- Some small and local vendors say the fees are damaging their business and they’re considering cutting ties with Whole Foods as a result.
- “I once drove to every Whole Foods store in the Portland area and dropped off jars of our nut butters” for stores to sell, said the founder of a brand of natural nut butter. “That’s over, that’s done. That’s not ever happening again.”
- “For a small vendor to go through read more >>>