Stories tagged: Whole Foods
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Congressman calls for hearings on Amazon’s Whole Foods bid
Congress should hold hearings to consider the potential effects of Amazon.com Inc.’s proposed purchase of Whole Food Markets, a Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island said.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Kroger takes $7 billion hit as Amazon deal compounds struggles
Kroger Co. was already in trouble last week – then Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods. The biggest U.S. supermarket chain – and the parent of the Northwest’s Fred …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?
If a $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods goes through, Amazon gets the advantage of using the stores as mini-distribution hubs to deliver items to customers. But online delivery of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up
It’s rare for a single deal to have a big effect on the broader stock market, but Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods Market did. Investors wondered if Amazon will …
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion
Online retail giant Amazon is making a bold expansion into physical stores with a $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods, setting the stage for radical retail experiments that could …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Whole Foods rallies on report that Albertsons is mulling bid
Whole Foods Market Inc. shares rose the most in two weeks after the Financial Times reported that Albertsons Cos. is considering a takeover of the organic grocer.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 9 a.m.
Tattoos and groceries? No tat shops for new Whole Foods chain yet
Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won’t be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:47 p.m.
Whole Foods to install rooftop solar at 100 stores
Whole Foods Market Inc. is embracing solar power. The Austin, Texas-based grocery chain has signed agreements with SolarCity and NRG Energy Inc. to install rooftop solar units at up to …
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 8:43 a.m.
Stocks open flat on mixed earnings
U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in early trading Thursday, following mixed quarterly results from companies like Facebook and Whole Foods.
Sun., March 10, 2013
Whole Foods plans to use GMO labeling
NEW YORK – Whole Foods says all products in its North American stores will have labels disclosing if they contain genetically modified ingredients by 2018. The company says it’s the …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2012
Motley Fool: Whole Foods looks promising over long term
Looking for long-term performance and corporate social responsibility? Consider Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM). Since the first Whole Foods opened in Austin, Texas, in 1978, the company has sought a …
Sun., May 27, 2012
Whole Foods’ strategy invites look from long-term investors
Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM) recently posted strong quarterly results, with gross profit margins hitting a record 36.3 percent. That number might slip a bit in future quarters, though. As …