What Whole Foods Learned From Navigating the Great Recession
Motley Fool Staff
Jul 6, 2012 at 12:00AM
Over the past five years, Whole Foods Market’s (NYSE: WFM) stock is up more than 150%. Yet last month, founder and co-CEO John Mackey told Motley Fool CEO Tom Gardner that the Great Recession was a “nightmare” for him.
In the video below, Mackey shares his thoughts on his one big lesson from the downturn: preparing for another rainy day. (A transcript is provided below; running time: 2:52.)