Grocery store operators

Amazon's Echo and Echo Dot appear on sale at a Whole Foods Market in New York, Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Amazon has completed its $13.7 billion takeover of organic grocer Whole Foods, and the e-commerce giant is wasting no time putting its stamp on the company. Prices were lowered; Whole Foods brands will soon be on Amazon's site; and Amazon's Prime members could soon get discounts at Whole Foods. The deal could also spur changes in the wider grocery industry. (AP Photo/Joseph Pisani)
August 28, 2017 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A half-gallon of milk was 50 cents cheaper at a Whole Foods in New York. Ground beef was down by $2 a pound. And an organic avocado cost a buck less. Amazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods by slashing prices, adding its logo on signs and setting up a stand of "...
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FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
August 23, 2017 - 10:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, groceries from Whole Foods Market sit in a cart before being loaded into a car, outside a store in Jackson, Miss. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, Whole Foods shareholders will be voting on whether to approve Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
August 23, 2017 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders voted to bless a union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO called "love at first sight." The approval from Whole Foods shareholders on Wednesday is one of the steps required to close the deal. It also needs the go-ahead from government...
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This Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo shows a Whole Foods Market sign at a store in Coral Gables, Fla. Whole Foods Market Inc. reports earnings, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods is reporting another quarterly sales decline as it prepares to be acquired by online giant Amazon. The grocery chain says sales fell 1.9 percent at established locations for the three months that ended July 2. That sales figure has been declining as Whole Foods...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended last week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 20,061.70 by early afternoon, while Australia's...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.5 percent to 20,049.67 in the morning session, while Australia...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2005 file photo, a shopper at the Greenmarket at Union Square walks through the market carrying a bag of groceries from the newly opened Whole Foods grocery store on the other side of the square in New York. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 16, 2017 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2007 file photo, customers are seen outside a Whole Foods Market in Dallas. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. AP Photo/LM Otero, file)
June 16, 2017 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a strong move to expand its growing reach into groceries. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share for Whole Foods Market Inc., including debt. That marks an 18 percent premium to Whole Foods'...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, led by declines in banks and energy companies. In earnings news, MTS Systems plunged after reporting earnings that fell short of analysts' estimates. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 11, 2017 - 1:10 pm
U.S. stocks slid broadly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, led by declines in banks and technology companies. Bond yields fell and the price of gold rose as investors monitored heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Oil prices recovered after an early slide. KEEPING SCORE: The...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening modestly lower on Wall Street, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, led by declines in banks and energy companies. In earnings news, MTS Systems plunged after reporting earnings that fell short of analysts' estimates. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 11, 2017 - 12:24 pm
U.S. stocks slid broadly lower in midday trading Tuesday, led by declines in banks and technology companies. Energy stocks also fell as the price of crude oil headed lower. Bond yields fell and the price of gold rose as investors monitored heightened tensions between the U.S. and North Korea...
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