Whole Foods CEO On Detroit Opening: ‘We’re Going After Elitism, Racism’

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    Walter Robb, co-CEO of upscale grocer Whole Foods, says he’s opening the chain’s first store in Detroit for reasons other than just making money — specifically, to take down elitism and racism.

    Robb was one of five CEOs and chairmen who appeared Monday on a panel called “Value and Values: Building a High-Performance Company” at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference 2013 in Los Angeles. The discussion was hosted by Huffington Post Senior Editor Willow Bay.[1][2] <

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    (Watch part of the panel discussion from the Milken Institute’s Global Conference above.)

     

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