How a college dropout grew Whole Foods into the company Amazon just bought for $13.7 billion
They didn't have flood insurance. "We thought we were pretty much out of business," says Mackey. "By all rights, Whole Foods should have died through that flood. We had to rebuild the store and it was going to cost a lot of money to do that and we just didn't have the money, so I thought, we all thought, we were finished." The Austin community stepped...