Member Spotlight: Harmony Clean

Member Spotlight: Harmony Clean

In 2003, Debi Sarandrea and her husband sold their computer business and went on an extended sailing trip to the Exumas Islands in the Bahamas. At the end of the trip, Sarandrea met a woman who owned a franchise of a popular cleaning service who raved about how she found the business so rewarding—the hours supported her family life and she liked being able to help people. It was that day on her trip that Sarandrea planted the seed for Harmony Clean, Inc. (more…)

Amazon To Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

Amazon To Buy Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

On June 16, Amazon.com Inc. announced it would pay a little under $14 billion to purchase Whole Foods Market Inc. The move is sure to re-invent the grocery store business model while also ramping up Amazon’s brick and mortar retail presence.Whole Foods, known for its organic products, has seen a drop in sales ever since competing grocers started offering organic foods. In 2016, Kroger’s share of the organic market surpassed Whole Foods for the first time. (more…)