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Amazon deal rocks retail sector

Boston Herald / Business 67 sources

Amazon.com Inc. said yesterday it plans to buy struggling natural and organic food pioneer Whole Foods Market Inc. in a $13.7 billion deal that would give the e-commerce giant 430-plus brick-and-mortar stores to distribute fresh food and…

Wal-Mart in the Crosshairs of Amazon's Takeover of Whole Foods

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US STOCKS-Wall St dips as Amazon-Whole Foods deal roils retail

Reuters / Markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks mostly edged lower on Friday as Amazon.com's $13.7 billion deal to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods roiled the retail sector and wounded shares of an array of companies including Wal-Mart and Target.

Rooted in Counterculture, Whole Foods’ Founder Finds an Unlikely Refuge

John Mackey wanted to fight off the activist investors attacking Whole Foods. He found a savior in Amazon, a company blamed for laying waste to retailers.

The synergy called for with this Whole Foods deal has not been Bezos' strength

CNBC / Investing

Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is their biggest deal to date, and is 14 times as big as their second-largest acquisition of Twitch in 2014.

Amazon deal for Whole Foods could bring retail experiments

E-commerce giant is paying $13.7 billion in a move expected to squeeze traditional grocers.

Wal-Mart can 'sidestep the Amazon juggernaut,' Goldman says, upgrading the retailer to buy

CNBC / Technology

Shares of Wal-Mart have fallen more than 6 percent from one month ago, about when Amazon announced plans to acquire Whole Foods.

If Amazon wants to sell prescription drugs, Whole Foods could provide the real estate

CNBC / Technology

Will Amazon bring pharmacies to Whole Foods locations? Experts say it's a smart move.

Will Amazon change the food business — or will the food business change Amazon?

Los Angeles Times

Leave it to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to shake up multiple industries with a single blockbuster press release.

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