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    Whole Foods and Amazon, Sittin’ in a Tree

    Get a room! After last week’s $13.7 billion deal with online giant Amazon, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey couldn’t stop raving about the company’s dreamy suitor. Calling it “love at first sight,” he described meeting with Amazon counterparts on a “blind date” six weeks ago, how they talked for two and a half hours and “could’ve talked for 10.” Mackey reassured his staff that the two companies, whose merger promises to disrupt the grocery industry, aren’t in “a Tinder relationship” — meaning it’s a match made in investor heaven.

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