There’s no salad or coffee bar at the newest Whole Foods Market. The Amazon-owned grocery store chain is officially opening its first permanent online-only store in Brooklyn, New York, to fulfill orders for grocery delivery, Whole Foods officials shared exclusively with USA TODAY Tuesday. Like other retailers’ online-only stores, also known as dark stores, the store will not be open to the public. On-demand grocery shopping for delivery and curbside pickup have grown in popularity in recent months amid the coronavirus pandemic as many shoppers look to make fewer trips into stores. But this new store was already in the works pre-COVID-19, said Nicole Wescoe, Whole Foods president of the Northeast region, in an interview. We started working on this over a year ago and it was really an opportunity for Amazon and Whole Foods Market to come together and create this vision for the future of grocery online,” Wescoe said. The company gave USA TODAY a behind-the-scenes look at the new Broo..