Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Whole Foods chief John Mackey, each of whom has already radically altered the way Americans shop.
Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Whole Foods chief John Mackey, each of whom has already radically altered the way Americans shop. Elise Amendola Associated Press file
Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Whole Foods chief John Mackey, each of whom has already radically altered the way Americans shop. Elise Amendola Associated Press file

Here’s how the Amazon-Whole Foods deal could upend shopping and the grocery business

June 25, 2017 04:23 AM