2018 Top 500 trends in action


This new concept coming to St. Louis will have two hydroponic vertical farms attached to the restaurant where fresh lettuces are harvested just feet away from diners.

The first Whole Foods Market Daily Shop will offer groceries as well as grab-and-go meals and a cafe concept called Juice & Java.

The company, which responded to the raise with a $2 fee, estimated that customers have placed 200,000 fewer orders since December.

It’s the third such deal over the past year for the chain, which will use the proceeds to pay down debt.