Sprouts Farmers Market Archives

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation awards $1.6M in grants


Sprouts Farmers Market today announced that the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation will award $1.6 million to nonprofit organizations that support health- and wellness-related causes this fall. The Foundation, which launched in 2015 and distributed $1.3 million to nonprofit organizations in its first year, focuses its giving in promoting health education and nutrition, food security and… Read More →

Scottsdale and Pinnacle Peak Roads retail center sold for $47M

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage | Retail

JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally-managed, daily valued perpetual life REIT (NASDAQ: ZIPTAX; ZIPTMX; ZIPIAX; ZIPIMX), acquired a newly built Scottsdale retail center for $47 million. Silverstone Marketplace is anchored by a Sprouts Farmers Market, and the 78,000-square-foot property is 100 percent leased to a variety of national and regional tenants with a weighted average remaining lease… Read More →

New 20-acre development breaks ground in Queen Creek

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Featured

The heart of Queen Creek’s Town Center is about to quicken its pace with new shopping, dining and entertainment options. Thompson Thrift recently broke ground on a significant development for the Town Center, 20-acres located at the southeast corner of Rittenhouse Road and Ellsworth Loop Road. Serving as an economic driver for Queen Creek, the… Read More →

Sprouts appoints new CMO, EVP of store operations


Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, has announced that Shawn Gensch has joined the company as chief marketing officer, and Dan Sanders has joined the company as executive vice president of store operations. Gensch’s appointment was effective on Monday, June 29 and Sanders’ on Monday, July 6. “Shawn and Dan… Read More →

16 Arizona companies make Fortune 1000 list

Economic Development , 8 honored

Sixteen Arizona-based companies earned spots on the Fortune 1000 list, a reference list of the 1,000 largest American companies, ranked on revenues alone. The 16 Arizona companies on the Fortune 1,000: No. 108 Avnet, Phoenix No. 137 Freeport-McMoRan, Phoenix No. 323 Republic Services, Phoenix No. 386 PetSmart, Phoenix No. 493 Insight Enterprises, Tempe No. 502 Northern Tier Energy,… Read More →

Artigue Agency appoints Megan Dean as account supervisor

Content Marketing

The Artigue Agency announced the appointment of Megan Dean as Account Supervisor. Dean joins the agency after 14 years of working in the corporate communications and marketing sector and has vast experience in internal and external communications, strategic planning, branding and event management. In her new role, Dean will manage the agency’s account team, which… Read More →

Az Business honors Industry Leaders of Arizona winners

Executives from Sprouts Farmers Market accept an Industry Leaders of Arizona Award Wednesday at the Camelback Inn. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Some of the most dynamic businesses in Arizona were honored Wednesday as winners at the 2015 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense •… Read More →

Az Business names Industry Leaders of Arizona finalists

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

Az Business magazine is proud to present the Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense • Commercial and residential real estate service contractors •… Read More →

Sprouts COO Named Retailer of the Year


Since joining Sprouts Farmers Market as Chief Operating Officer, Jim Nielsen has been a driving force at the company, leading all merchandising initiatives for the healthy grocery store chain along with operations now spanning ten states and close to 200 stores. As the company more than doubled in size between 2011 and 2013, Nielsen was… Read More →

Sprouts moving HQ to North Phoenix


Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM), one of the fastest growing retailers in the country, today announced it will be moving to a new corporate office to accommodate the company’s growth. The new headquarters at The Offices on High Street (formerly known as CityNorth) will be located at 5455 E. High Street in Phoenix. The company’s… Read More →

Sprouts hires chief human resources officer


Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFM) has announced the hiring of Nancy LaMons as Chief Human Resources Officer. LaMons will be responsible for leading the company’s human resources and organizational development efforts. LaMons brings to Sprouts a strong background in the retail, consumer packaged goods and restaurant sectors, most recently as Chief People Officer at the… Read More →

Honoring excellence in corporate counsel

by in Events | Featured | Legal

Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. Az Business magazine is recognizing the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). The 30 finalists and winners were honored Thursday, January 16 during a… Read More →

FEI, Az Business present CFO of the Year awards


Financial Executives International (FEI) Arizona Chapter and Az Business magazine presented the 7th Annual CFO of the Year Awards at the Arizona Biltmore. The awards recognize professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. Read all about the finalists below, then check out photos of the event. Finalists were Bradley C. Anderson,… Read More →