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Whole Foods Market

Amazon is upping ante in grocery

SEATTLE — Amazon.com has moved quickly to transform Whole Foods Market, cutting prices on popular items by up to 43% in an effort to end the natural grocer’s “whole paycheck” reputation for expensive offerings. Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods closed on August 28, five days after the Federal Trade Commission approved the deal

Whole Foods makes changes to board

Whole Foods makes changes to board

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market shook up its leadership structure on Wednesday, replacing five directors, naming a new board chair and making official the hiring of a new chief financial officer. The management shake-up was described as part of the company’s “accelerated path to delivering shareholder value.” John Mackey, chief executive officer of Whole

John Mackey to become sole CEO at Whole Foods

John Mackey to become sole CEO at Whole Foods

AUSTIN, Texas – Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey will take the reins as sole chief executive officer of the company, as Walter Robb steps down from his post as co-chief executive officer. Robb, who will officially end his responsibilities as co-CEO on December 31, will remain on the company’s board of directors and will