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Amazon Said to Plan Cuts to Shed Whole Foods' Pricey Image

Bloomberg / News 75 sources

When Amazon.com Inc. completes its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc., Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will try to keep the grocer’s reputation ...

Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Philly.com / Business

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods could mean big changes for the way people buy groceries - and just about everything else.

Amazon’s Whole Foods buy may usher in the store of the future - CNET

CNET

Big changes may someday be coming to Whole Foods, including delivery drones, no checkout lines and (gasp) lower prices.

Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

ABC News / Technology

Online retail giant Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods

Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

The Salt Lake Tribune

New York : Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box?

In wake of Amazon/Whole Foods deal, Instacart has a challenging opportunity

TechCrunch

Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that Amazon intends to buy Whole Foods for almost $14 billion.

NewsWatch: 5 ways the Amazon-Whole Foods deal could change the way we shop

MarketWatch

With Whole Foods, Amazon is gaining a network of more than 430 physical stores, mostly in well-frequented urban locations. Their customer base is higher income, skewing to Millennial and Gen X consumers, many of whom may be current Amazon…

Amazon buys Whole Foods: The next step for its all-conquering delivery empire

Telegraph / Finance

Amazon's swoop on Whole Foods may seem like a step backwards for a company whose success has come from the seismic boom in online shopping over the last two decades, but the company's dominance has always depended on a heavy physical ...

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