Fresh Rumors About a Whole Foods in Champaign-Urbana
A petition for a Trader Joe's and rumors of a Whole Foods coming to SW Champaign have rekindled the debate over the +/- of the chains coming to town.
- — Crave Truck (@thecravetruck)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:14:52Hope so! RT@urbanform: Rumor that Whole Foods may be interested in SW Champaign location at proposed strip mall south of Windsor and Staley.
- — Brian McKay (@BrianMcKay)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:15:43I cannot believe how rabid people are for a trader joes or WF in CU. We have so many great local shops already. Now a WF rumor?? Pathetic.
- — Urbana Prof (@UrbanaProf)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:18:11
- — Brian McKay (@BrianMcKay)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:26:31I feel like CU is that kid not being picked on the playground and we're jumping up n dwn yelling "pick me!" in rgrds to TJ and WF coming.
- — Lisa B-K (@Wordydiva)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:34:12@BrianMcKay It happens when many ppl come from somewhere else. I wanted a WFM here in 1996. No need, IMO. I <3 our local brands/experiences.
- — Lisa B-K (@Wordydiva)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:38:12@BrianMcKay Possibly. Have a contact there, will ask. In the meantime: http://www.forbes.com/sites/retailwire/2012/02/14/whole-foods-grows-smaller/ …m/sites/retailwire/2012/02/14/whole-foods-grows-smaller/
- — Matthew Gladney (@ChampaignMatt)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:45:18
- — Brian McKay (@BrianMcKay)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:52:39
- — Brian McKay (@BrianMcKay)Wed, Jun 20 2012 05:57:31@Momologist these people don't get is that the $ STAYS here. In skools,PD's,roads,jobs,local bnks,local car dealers,prop taxes.Glad some do.
- — Brian McKay (@BrianMcKay)Wed, Jun 20 2012 06:06:37
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