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Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

Posted June 16

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— Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt.

Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc.

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year.

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  • John Lobenstein Jun 18, 1:46 p.m.
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    When shopping at so-called Whole Foods use caution. Many of their products are chopped or sliced.

  • Andrew Stephenson Jun 16, 1:09 p.m.
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    In other words, Amazon just acquired 400+ distribution hubs for its AmazonFresh service?