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Triangle entrepreneurs impacted by Amazon-Whole Foods marriage react

Friday’s big news – that e-commerce mammoth Amazon is buying specialty grocery Whole Foods Market – is being met with optimism by the Triangle entrepreneurs who count on the chain’s shelf space. Whole Foods Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: WFM) is Ralei.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2017

How Walmart Is Bolstering Its Grocery Business Ahead of the Amazon-Whole Foods Marriage

Order pickup and delivery are crucial to fighting Amazon. Walmart wmt served up some especially good news on Thursday with its second-quarter results: Its grocery business is thriving again. The retailer.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 17th, 2017

Technomic speaks up about the impact of an Amazon-Whole Foods marriage

Technomic, the respected Chicago-based food industry research firm, today released its take on Amazon's intended acquisition of Whole Foods Market. In a report penned by Erik Thoresen, a Technomic principal, the research firm predicts that the integ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2017

Blue Apron Prices IPO At Bottom Of Deeply Discounted Range

Perhaps impacted by Amazon's Whole Foods' deal, Blue Apron just priced its IPO at $10 (30 million shares). Blue Apron Holdings #IPO - $APRN.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 28th, 2017

A marriage of convenience and experience: Whole Foods-Amazon deal has major implications for Publix

With Amazon.com's purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc., the grocery store of the future could be a hybrid of experiential shopping and a warehouse — a place that marries Whole Foods hallmarks like craft beer bars with Amazon's distribution capabili.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Behind the Amazon-Whole Foods deal: "Love at first sight" leads to "day of pixie dust"

Whole Foods Market Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. leaders celebrated the announcement of their potential merger Friday with a "town hall meeting" that included effusive praise heaped by both sides on the other company. They hyped the deal as a marriage o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Behind the deal: Amazon"s Whole Foods courtship started six weeks ago

Whole Foods Market Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. leaders celebrated the announcement of their potential merger Friday with a "town hall meeting" that included effusive praise heaped by both sides on each other. They hyped the deal as a marriage of two .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Magical "pixie dust": Behind the $13.7 billion Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods Market Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. leaders celebrated the announcement of their potential merger Friday with a "town hall meeting" that included effusive praise heaped by both sides on each other. They hyped the deal as a marriage of two .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

Amazon"s Whole Foods Deal Shook Up the Grocery Market. This Startup Is Helping the Little Guys Fight Back

A fast-growing startup based in Ithaca, New York, is helping America's small grocers take on Amazon in the fight for a $600 billion market......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 18th, 2017

Amazon had all the cash it needed to buy Whole Foods. It borrowed money to anyway.

Amazon had all the cash it needed to buy Whole Foods. It borrowed money to anyway......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 17th, 2017

Amazon makes rare bond play in $16 billion sale for Whole Foods

Amazon.com Inc. turned to the debt markets on Tuesday to fund its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. and power Jeff Bezos’s planned conquest of the supermarket business......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2017

Amazon Plans Debt Offering to Finance Whole Foods Deal

Amazon.com is on track to sell as much as $16 billion of bonds Tuesday to help fund its purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc., making a relatively rare trip to the debt market as it looks to become a major player in the grocery industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

Amazon Is Selling Bonds to Finance Its Whole Foods Acquisition

The company could raise up to $16 billion......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 15th, 2017

Amazon Needs to Borrow a Ton of Money to Actually Buy Whole Foods

The deal shook the grocery world, and now it's shaking Amazon's bank account. Amazon.com is turning to the debt markets to fund the $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market and power Jeff Bezos's planned conquest of the supe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 15th, 2017

Amazon's debt offering to fund Whole Foods acquisition includes 40-year bond

Amazon.com announced in June it planned to issue debt to finance its proposed $13.7 billion deal to buy Whole Foods Market. The debt offering will be privat.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 15th, 2017

Consequences Of Amazon"s Inevitable Move To Improve Whole Foods" Efficiencies

Consequences Of Amazon"s Inevitable Move To Improve Whole Foods" Efficiencies.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 15th, 2017

Amazon to sell debt in order to pay for Whole Foods deal

Amazon says it is selling debt in order to pay for its $13.7 billion deal to buy organic grocer Whole Foods......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 15th, 2017

Amazon to Issue Debt to Support Planned Whole Foods Acquisition

Amazon.com will issue debt to help fund its purchase of Whole Foods, and Moody’s said the e-commerce giant wants to raise up to $16 billion in the offering......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2017

Why Amazon’s seven-part bond deal is a bargain

Amazon is selling up to $16 billion of bonds Tuesday to finance its planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods, and CreditSights analysts are excited about the early price talk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017

How a lack of ‘affordable’ housing impacted Triangle home sales in July

Affordability ratios for home sales in the Triangle drop below 65 percent but are still tracking better than the national average......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 15th, 2017

Amazon announces bond deal to finance Whole Foods acquisition

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Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2017