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She also said she would nominate regulators to unwind anticompetitive mergers such as Facebooks deals for WhatsApp and Instagram and Amazons deal for Whole Foods PositiveIn the runup to the 2020 presidential election Americas big tech companies are being challenged on many fronts from across the political spectrum from antitrust concerns to their policies on political ads and ensuring election security http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-tech/where-u-s-presidential-candidates-stand-on-breaking-up-big-tech-idUSKBN1X811J2019-10-30
com Inc is eliminating its grocery delivery charge for Prime members in the United States and making shopping easier by combining AmazonFresh and Whole Foods Market ordering on a single site as it battles rival grocery sellers like Walmart Inc and Kroger Co PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-grocery/amazon-drops-grocery-delivery-fee-as-competitors-close-in-idUSKBN1X811L2019-10-30
com Incs Whole Foods Market and Kroger Co supermarkets while some million was generated at restaurants NeutralShares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc rose more than 160 percent in their market debut on Thursday as investors look to cash in on the first publicly listed veggie meat company and the growing popularity of plantbased meat alternatives http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-beyondmeat-ipo/beyond-meats-share-price-more-than-doubles-in-vegan-burger-makers-ipo-idUSKCN1S81P42019-05-03
The new stores were not intended to compete directly with Whole Foods according to the report NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-grocery/amazon-plans-new-grocery-store-business-wsj-idUSKCN1QI5682019-03-02
The new stores were not intended to compete directly with Whole Foods according to the report NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-grocery/amazon-plans-new-grocery-store-business-wsj-idUSKCN1QI5682019-03-02
It joins a wave of supermarkets and manufacturers from Germanys Lidl to U.S. Whole Foods pledging to reduce waste in response to rising public outcry over environmental damage PositiveIt joins a wave of supermarkets and manufacturers from Germanys Lidl to U.S. Whole Foods pledging to reduce waste in response to rising public outcry over environmental damage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-retail-food-factbox/factbox-ways-the-food-business-eats-into-waste-idUSKCN1PC2082019-01-19





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7 billion the retail giant paid to buy Whole Foods Co last year NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-walt-disney-amazon-com-divestiture/amazon-blackstone-among-bidders-for-22-disney-sports-networks-cnbc-idUSKCN1NP1ST2018-11-21
7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market last summer that spurred rival grocery sellers to invest in costsaving automation NegativeKroger Co has chosen its hometown of Cincinnati for the first of 20 hightech warehouses it plans to build with online grocer Ocado Group Plc in a bid to dominate the U.S. grocery delivery business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ocado-contract-kroger/kroger-and-ocado-to-build-first-robotic-warehouse-in-cincinnati-idUSKCN1NO2BY2018-11-20
Amazon also provides video streaming services and bought upscale supermarket Whole Foods Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-amazon-com-trillion/amazon-touches-1-trillion-on-pace-to-overtake-apple-idUSKCN1LK1ZJ2018-09-05
In the Kailua town of Oahu Island lastminute shoppers were stocking up at Whole Foods super market where windows were boarded up bracing for strong winds NegativeIn the town of Hanalei on Hawaiis northern most island of Kauai light rain was falling on Thursday a foretaste of the torrential downpours expected this weekend as residents businesses and tourists prepared for Hurricane Lane http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-lane-rain/as-hurricane-lanes-wind-weakens-hawaii-braces-for-the-rains-idUSKCN1L906U2018-08-24
com Inc on Wednesday said it was launching curbside pickup at Whole Foods stores in its latest tactic to win over U.S. grocery shoppers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-launches-curbside-pickup-at-whole-foods-stores-idUSKBN1KT0B92018-08-08
FIN7 has previously been linked to breaches of Trump Hotels Whole Foods Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord Taylor according to cyber security firm Trend Micro NegativeWASHINGTON Three Ukrainians have been arrested on criminal hacking charges including stealing payment card numbers in attacks on more than 100 U.S. companies that cost businesses tens of millions of dollars the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cyber-arrests-ukraine/u-s-charges-three-ukrainians-in-payment-card-hacking-spree-idUSKBN1KM5IU2018-08-02
The global rival to Walmart purchased upscale grocer Whole Foods last year for billion and offers grocery deliveries from Instacart in as little as an hour Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-walmex/walmexs-new-e-commerce-vp-eyes-groceries-to-propel-online-business-idUSKBN1K203M2018-07-12
Share movement across the healthcare sector echoed the reaction of the retailers when AMZN agreed to buy Whole Foods last year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-drug-supply-amazon/bitter-pill-for-u-s-drug-supply-chains-as-amazon-enters-the-scene-idUSKBN1JO2CO2018-06-28
Whole Foods was Instacarts largest and most important customer last summer when Amazon said it was buying the natural and organic chain Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ocado-group-kroger-instacart/instacart-faces-new-challenge-with-kroger-ocado-tie-up-idUSKCN1II36Y2018-05-18
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey told Reuters this week that the chains longterm delivery partnership with Instacart remained in place as it expands free twohour delivery for Amazon Prime subscribers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ocado-group-kroger-instacart/instacart-faces-new-challenge-with-kroger-ocado-tie-up-idUSKCN1II36Y2018-05-18
Its probably no coincidence that a number of deals have been flushed out since Amazon announced a takeover of Whole Foods last Khalaf added Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-1-commodities-stocks-and-ocado-buoy-european-equities-idUSL5N1SO2052018-05-17
The new perks could make Whole Foods cheaper than conventional grocers for about 8 million of its customers who already subscribe to Amazon Prime according to Morgan Stanley analysts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
Still Philadelphiaarea Whole Foods shopper and Prime member Heather Kincade 46 is going to need convincing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
In Amazon Whole Foods has found an owner that is famously comfortable spending away profits on new businesses or on lower prices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
Whole Foods is going to become more and more and more said Mackey who declined to detail how much of a haircut its suppliers will take Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
Hain Celestial Group one of Whole Foods biggest suppliers says a lower profit margin may be worth it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
CEO Rodney McMullen told Reuters earlier this month that the chains prices will be lower than Whole Foods on the typical shoppers basket of about 50 items per week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-whole-foods-prices-for-prime-members-in-new-grocery-showdown-idUSKCN1IH0BM2018-05-16
Amazon bought Whole Foods an upmarket U.S.focused supermarket for Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-waitrose/amazon-unsuccessfully-approached-uk-supermarket-waitrose-in-2017-sunday-times-idUSKBN1I60VQ2018-05-06
coms Whole Foods Market sparked social media outrage after its newest store in its 365 grocery chain partnered with an Asian restaurant with the racially charged name of Yellow Fever Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/outrage-breaks-out-after-whole-foods-partners-with-yellow-fever-eatery-idUSKBN1HZ0YM2018-04-29
Whole Foods which has eight stores in its 365 chain that was launched with a nofrills concept to win over millennials declined comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/outrage-breaks-out-after-whole-foods-partners-with-yellow-fever-eatery-idUSKBN1HZ0YM2018-04-29
Some people on social media defended the news of the partnership with Whole Foods as part of a broader cultural trend Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/outrage-breaks-out-after-whole-foods-partners-with-yellow-fever-eatery-idUSKBN1HZ0YM2018-04-29
Global headcount was up 60 percent from a year earlier at 563100 fulltime and parttime employees thanks to a hiring spree and an influx of workers from Whole Foods Market Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-results/amazon-delivers-dazzling-profits-as-well-as-20-prime-hike-and-nfl-games-idUSKBN1HX3A32018-04-27
Since the purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc expectations that Amazon could focus next on Europe have spurred French retailers to try to improve their own online offerings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-casino-stocks/shares-in-french-retailer-casino-rally-after-amazon-deal-idUSKBN1H31G52018-03-27
Since the purchase of Whole Foods Market expectations that Amazon could focus next on Europe have spurred French retailers to try to improve their own online offerings Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-casino-stocks/amazon-targets-french-grocery-market-with-monoprix-deal-idUSKBN1H31G52018-03-27
LOS ANGELES Shoppers are making more quick trips to Whole Foods stores that have installed Amazon Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/short-visits-rise-at-whole-foods-stores-with-amazon-lockers-idUSKBN1H20NE2018-03-26
Micro visits have accounted for about 9 percent of all visits to grocery sellers so far this year with Whole Foods lagging at 6 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/short-visits-rise-at-whole-foods-stores-with-amazon-lockers-idUSKBN1H20NE2018-03-26
Representatives from Amazon and Whole Foods did not comment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/short-visits-rise-at-whole-foods-stores-with-amazon-lockers-idUSKBN1H20NE2018-03-26
LOS YORK Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/whole-foods-calls-supplier-summit-amid-amazon-angst-idUSKBN1GV2R72018-03-20
7 billion purchase of Whole Foods last summer shook the grocery industry spawning worries that the ecommerce giant would disrupt groceries the way it upended books toys and electronics Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/whole-foods-calls-supplier-summit-amid-amazon-angst-idUSKBN1GV2R72018-03-20
Several midsized suppliers told Reuters they supported Whole Foods efforts to date Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/whole-foods-calls-supplier-summit-amid-amazon-angst-idUSKBN1GV2R72018-03-20
Whole Foods Chief Executive John Mackey and members of the chains marketing and merchandising team will host the summit Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/whole-foods-calls-supplier-summit-amid-amazon-angst-idUSKBN1GV2R72018-03-20
purchase of Whole Foods in the United States last year has prompted speculation that it could next target the European food and supermarket sector Negativepurchase of Whole Foods in the United States last year has prompted speculation that it could next target the European food and supermarket sector http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-france-amazon/amazon-has-french-grocery-market-in-its-sights-french-boss-tells-paper-idUSKBN1GG0HL2018-03-04
Fear of online retailer Amazon is also driving consolidation that is reshaping entire sectors spurred by the giant acquisition of upscale grocer Whole Foods Market last year NegativeThis compares with of loans completed in 2017 according to Thomson Reuters LPC data http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-m-a-lending/u-s-ma-lending-hits-early-year-high-with-jumbo-loans-idUSKCN1G728Y2018-02-24
Late last year Jana Partners a prominent activist hedge fund which earned hundreds of millions on its investment in Whole Foods took a nearly 9 percent stake in Brands NegativeBOSTON Activist investor Barington Capital Group L.P. wants Outback Steakhouse owner Brands Inc to spin off three smaller restaurant chains into a new company cut costs and improve experiences steps it says can double its flagging share price http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-blmn-brd-barington/barington-wants-more-sizzle-in-bloomin-brands-steakhouses-idUSKCN1G51J42018-02-21
Amazon last year bought Whole Foods Market which overlaps with Tops in parts of New York NeutralNEW YORK The U.S. supermarket chain Tops Markets LLC filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday saying an unsustainable debt load falling food prices and stiff competition from Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-topsmarkets-bankruptcy/ny-supermarket-chain-tops-files-bankruptcy-cites-debt-and-amazon-idUSKCN1G528C2018-02-21
com Inc on Tuesday extended its 5 percent cash back benefit for Prime service subscribers to shoppers at its newly acquired Whole Foods Market grocery chain NegativeLOS ANGELES Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/amazon-credit-card-adds-whole-foods-to-5-percent-cash-back-offer-idUSKCN1G42LW2018-02-20
Cardmembers who are not eligible Prime members will earn 3 percent back at Whole Foods and Amazon NeutralLOS ANGELES Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods/amazon-credit-card-adds-whole-foods-to-5-percent-cash-back-offer-idUSKCN1G42LW2018-02-20
In the United States Amazon also bought highend grocer Whole Foods Market Inc for NeutralA spokesman for Flipkart said the company does not comment on rumors or speculation http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-flipkart-walmart-exclusive/exclusive-walmart-in-talks-to-buy-more-than-40-percent-of-indias-flipkart-sources-idUSKCN1G00MU2018-02-16
com Inc said on Thursday it would start delivering Whole Foods groceries via its fastshipping Prime Now service in select US cities and plans to expand it across the country this year NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods-delivery/amazon-to-deliver-whole-foods-groceries-to-prime-members-idUSKBN1FS0QV2018-02-08
The online retailing behemoth will add Whole Foods to its onehour and twohour delivery service in Austin Cincinnati Dallas and Virginia Beach it said in a statement NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-wholefoods-delivery/amazon-to-deliver-whole-foods-groceries-to-prime-members-idUSKBN1FS0QV2018-02-08
purchase of Whole Foods in the United States last year has prompted speculation that the tech company could be targeting the European food and supermarket sector next NegativePARIS Privatelyheld French supermarket operator Leclerc said on Wednesday it planned to launch a food delivery service in Paris this year in the face of competition from Amazonhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-leclerc-retail/retailer-leclerc-eyes-paris-food-delivery-service-to-counter-amazon-threat-idUSKBN1FK1QX2018-01-31
com Inc has expanded aggressively into groceries with its acquisition of Whole Foods Market NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Chinese ecommerce and technology company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and U.S. grocer Kroger Co have had early discussions on working together including a meeting in which U.S. executives traveled to China a source familiar with the matter saidhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-kroger-alibaba/alibaba-u-s-grocer-kroger-had-early-business-development-talks-source-idUSKBN1FE0EF2018-01-25
com Inc is expanding aggressively into groceries with its acquisition of Whole Foods Market Negative Chinese ecommerce and technology company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and U.S. grocer Kroger Co have had early discussions on working together including a meeting in which U.S. executives traveled to China a source familiar with the matter saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kroger-alibaba/alibaba-u-s-grocer-kroger-had-early-business-development-talks-source-idUSKBN1FE0EF2018-01-25
Last year John Mackey CEO of Whole Foods called Jana greedy as the hedge fund pushed for a sale of the grocery chain NegativeBOSTON Wall Street investor Barry Rosensteinís new impact investing fund aimed at serving environmental and social causes could if he plays his cards right enhance his traditional business of pushing companies to boost earningshttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/janapartners-sting/fields-of-gold-jana-seeks-new-money-allies-with-impact-hedge-fund-idUSL8N1P665Z2018-01-12
AmazonFresh has already tested pickup in Seattle and analysts expect Whole Foods to do the same NegativeLOS ANGELES As Amazonhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-kroger-onlineshopping/to-thwart-amazon-kroger-and-walmart-lure-shoppers-with-curbside-pickup-idUSKBN1EC0GS2017-12-19
Price cuts are Brooke Buchanan a spokeswoman for Whole Foods told Reuters in an email Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-prices-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-prices-again-at-whole-foods-ahead-of-the-holidays-idUSKBN1DF20M2017-11-15
Ever since Amazon bought Whole Foods Market this is exactly what the other grocery store competitors have been Fort Pitt Capital analyst Kim Forrest told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-prices-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-prices-again-at-whole-foods-ahead-of-the-holidays-idUSKBN1DF20M2017-11-15
Amazon which forayed into brickandmortar retailing with Whole Foods could upend the grocery industry with its deep pockets and large presence analysts have said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-prices-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-prices-again-at-whole-foods-ahead-of-the-holidays-idUSKBN1DF20M2017-11-15
Prices at Whole Foods however are still higher than most grocery stores because it caters to an upmarket clientele Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-prices-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-prices-again-at-whole-foods-ahead-of-the-holidays-idUSKBN1DF20M2017-11-15
Amazon said on Wednesday that Whole Foods will sell organic turkeys for Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-prices-whole-foods/amazon-cuts-prices-again-at-whole-foods-ahead-of-the-holidays-idUSKBN1DF20M2017-11-15





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In 2018 some of Beyond Meats revenues came from retail sales including at Amazons Whole Foods Market and Kroger Co supermarkets while some was generated at restaurants. PositiveShares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat soared on their Wall Street debut as investors bet on the growing popularity of plantbased foods. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-481414282019-05-03





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for the Whole Foods chain to fuel its push into fresh food and to help bolster its grocery delivery service PositiveOnline retailing giant Amazon is opening a store in New York that will only sell products that receive a high rating on its website. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-456662822018-09-29
And former President Barack Obama fumbled when he told a rural Iowa crowd he was shocked by the cost of arugula at upscale supermarket Whole Foods NeutralA Canadian political leader has been caught in a dangerous election campaign not knowing the cost of groceries http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-455929972018-09-22
Barack Obama provoked scorn in 2007 when he tried to relate with Iowa farmers by Anybody gone into Whole Foods lately and see what they charge for NegativeUS President Donald Trump has been accused of being out of touch with voters after saying Americans need identification to go shopping. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-450340922018-08-01
Mikaila and her company caught our attention on a number of fronts says Whole Foods Markets Jenna Gelgand. Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-448604282018-07-23
At the start of that year it won the contract to supply Whole Foods Market Positivehttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-448604282018-07-23
Now selling 360000 bottles of her lemonade a year with stockists including upmarket supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Mikaila is one of the youngest business owners in the US. Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-448604282018-07-23
Texas is so friendly and community orientated says motheroftwo Camille Carson at Whole Foods NegativeThe danger may be over but a string of bombings have rattled Austins belief in itself as a laidback oasis as it now confronts the sort of stomachchurning headlines usually associated with bigger American cities. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-434885832018-03-22
Amazon also purchased upmarket grocer Whole Foods last year NegativeAmazon is reportedly embarking on further expansion of its shipping services with a programme to pick up from companies that sell on its site. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430084282018-02-09
He claimed Boots and Whole Foods were business clients but both companies said they had nothing to do with Demmore NegativeFive men who helped launder more than http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430028702018-02-09
The results also include the contribution from the Whole Foods grocery store chain which Amazon bought last year NegativeOnline retailer Amazon saw sales jump by nearly a third last year helped by growth in its Prime delivery servicehttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-429111232018-02-02
As yet the company has no plans to introduce the technology to the hundreds of Whole Foods stores NegativeIn a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts human or selfservice to shoppers on Monday.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427690962018-01-22
Owned by Jeff Bezos considered to be the richest man in the world Amazon had recently bought up other companies including grocery chain Whole Foods and the Washington Post newspaper PositiveAmazon has released a shortlist of the 20 North American urban areas to be chosen to become the retailer's second North American headquarters.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-427270172018-01-18
Unsurprisingly Sticky Toffee Pudding Company saw a rise in sales via its website and at its main stockist upmarket US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market NegativeAs celebritybacked reviews go puddingmaker Tracy Claros got a pretty good one.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426194852018-01-15