• The Amazon Acquisition Could Be Bad News For Whole Foods Employees

    4 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    Last week, our worlds were rocked when it was announced that Amazon had acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion . An online retailer acquiring a brick and mortar chain is major news that left many of us wondering what the future of grocery shopping holds. For Whole Foods employees, the acquisition could have major ramifications . Over the weekend, insider sources told Bloomberg that Amazon plans to "reduce headcount and change inventory to lower prices" so the chain can better compete with the large number of bargain grocery stores in America. Part of this plan involves automating the...
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