The Madison Whole Foods will have even more company in Morris County in the next couple of years.
After announcing in August plans to open a second market in the county in Parsippany, the Austin, Texas-based company said Wednesday on its quarterly earnings call that, among a slate of new store openings, a in the space currently occupied by A&P on Washington Street.
A&P will retain the space until the end of 2013, said Michael Sinatra, a Whole Foods Market Northeast Public Relations representative. "It's still their space, they're still operating a store there."
"We have signed a lease saying that we will be utilizing the property," Sinatra said. "We have committed to it and as soon as we can take over, we will. We have long heard from that community that they wanted a Whole Foods nearby. We are excited to be coming a little closer to home."