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Next-day shopping? How Whole Foods and Amazon could change the game

Whole Food's partnership with Amazon could be a positive, if the food retailers' values win out. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

By Levko Karmazyn | For The Pitt News

September 6, 2017

You could never accomplish today what John Mackey and Renee Lawson did in 1978 Austin, Texas. The college-dropout couple opened what would eventually become Whole Foods, which Amazon bought in August for $13.7 billion. Many criticized the natural food marketplace for “selling out” to Amazon, and feel tha...

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