Whole Foods Founder: ‘The Whole World Is Getting Fat’
John Mackey, who espouses a high-minded version of capitalism, sold his upscale grocery chain to Amazon.
John Mackey, the founder of Whole Foods, blames obesity on bad decisions by consumers rather than lack of access to healthy food. "It’s less about access and more about people making poor choices, mostly due to ignorance."
Imagine being asked “how do we support the people who can’t afford Whole Foods” and answering “they’re too stupid to shop correctly.”
The founder of Whole Foods blames obesity on bad decisions by consumers rather than lack of access to healthy food. "It’s less about access and more about people making poor choices, mostly due to ignorance."
Mike Dudas 🇺🇸
"Whole Foods tended to be intuitive, managing more by the gut. Amazon is very much a company that manages through data. And if you don’t have good data and good arguments, then that’s the end of the discussion. That’s been a positive change for our company
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: "Profits are what funds progress in our society." This is true--whether that progress is driven by innovative companies, nonprofits or government. #CSR