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Amazon to buy Whole Foods in $13.7B bet on groceries (access required)

Amazon.com Inc. will acquire  Whole Foods Market Inc., which has 10 stores in Maryland, in a $13.7 billion deal, marking the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce giant as it pushes deeper into groceries. Amazon will pay $42 a share ...

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Whole Foods fires Md., Va., DC store managers over bonus manipulation (access required)

McLEAN, Va. — Whole Foods supermarkets says it has fired nine store managers in the mid-Atlantic region for manipulating a bonus program to their benefit. Brooke Buchanan, a spokeswoman for Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market Inc., said they were dismissed ...

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Md. video firm’s documentary focuses on conscience in capitalism (access required)

A Maryland nonfiction video streaming service is premiering a new documentary about companies operating in a conscientious way without sacrificing profits. Silver Spring-based CuriosityStream LLC’s newest film, “Conscious Capitalism,” examines the operations of two companies: Waste Management, which protects the ...

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Analysis: Homeowners better off near Trader Joe’s

You’re better off property value-wise living near a Trader Joe’s than Whole Foods. According to data from RealtyTrac, homes near Trader Joe’s have a 40 percent increase in value since being purchased while homes in the vicinity of Whole Foods ...

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