The Deadly Disaster That Nearly Destroyed Whole Foods

Season 5 Episode 514
Aired on 06/08/2014 | CC tv-pg
Today, Whole Foods Market is a $14 billion company with 85,000 employees in 380 stores around the world. But back in 1981, the dreams of co-founder John Mackey were nearly washed away, literally, when the worst flood in 70 years devastated Austin, Texas, and an 8-month-old Whole Foods Market. Watch as the Conscious Capitalism author looks back on that time and shares how love kept the decimated business going.

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