What makes it so great?
Whole Foods has long had a salary cap limiting pay of top execs, currently at 19 times average full-time pay. But founder and CEO John Mackey went further, reducing his salary to $1 and forgoing all future stock options.
Top 3 (of 223) U.S. locations: New York, NY, Austin, TX, Washington, DC
2005 revenue ($ millions): $5,607
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