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The e-commerce titan, through its Whole Foods deal, may be the player most likely to persuade Americans to buy fresh food online, but it must first solve the “last mile” logistics puzzle that dogs other retailers.
With a fortune largely tied to his 78.9 million shares of Amazon, the net worth of Jeff Bezos continues to be on the rise. Just days ago, Amazon shares reached all-time highs after the company’s ambitious acquisition of Whole Foods. This puts...
Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - While antitrust experts expect Amazon.com Inc's bid for Whole Foods Market Inc to win regulatory approval, some critics argue the deal should be blocked because it gives the online retailer a nearly unstoppable...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While antitrust experts expect Amazon.com Inc's bid for Whole Foods Market Inc to win regulatory approval, some critics argue the deal should be blocked because it gives the online retailer a nearly unstoppable head start...
With an internal probe over, Hain's CEO is upbeat on what's ahead and a silver lining to the Amazon-Whole Foods deal.
Jeff Zelevansky / Stringer/ GettuAmazon's deal to acquire Whole Foods merger may seem like a dream come true to some, but there's a realistic chance Walmart could still swoop in to trump Amazon's $13.7 billion offer, according to...
Although Amazon announced last week that it would be buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, it’s far from a done deal. And in the time it takes to complete such a large merger, there could be a few other players who decide to belly up to the table...
Not to be outdone by Jeff Bezos' "out of the box thinking", Elon Musk has turned the amplifier of fast money to '11'... Car-maker, tech stock, solar company... and now music streaming service. Oh the genius of Elon Musk... "you just don't get it" ...
It could be done — and just might happen — but there are many political hoops, says Jason Notte.
Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches?
NEW YORK (AP) - Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when...
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday called Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market a “clever move,” and Ross does not foresee any antitrust concerns for the multi-billion dollar deal.
JPMorgan’s research team told investors on Wednesday it believes Wal-Mart could make a counter-bid for Whole Foods Market.
Amazon's (AMZN) deal with Whole Foods (WFM) would be Amazon’s biggest transaction to date—if the deal is completed.
Amazon's bid for Whole Foods may set off a grocery war. One overlooked target of that coming showdown: Warren Buffett.
The grocery business already has stiff competition and offers very narrow margins, but now Amazon (AMZN) is throwing its hat into the ring.