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Instacart raises another $150 million

Instacart, the grocery delivery startup that has a partnership of sorts with Whole Foods, is raising $150 million in funding, Axios first reported. This is on top of Instacart’s $200 million rai

Jeff Bezos should totally buy a coffee startup

The benefits of Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods more or less went live this week, with price cuts out the wazoo as well as a bunch of Amazon Echo devices available for sale in

The (muted) impact Whole Foods may have on Amazon’s bottom line

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Amazon will lose money on Whole Foods — but probably not for long

Sometimes giving up something in the short-term can yield a big reward in the long-term. That’s the idea behind many of Amazon’s businesses, and that’s particularly true of the recen

Amazon says Whole Foods deal will close Monday, grocery prices will drop

Blue Apron is having another awful day and its shares are crashing

Since going public last month, things have not gone particularly well for Blue Apron, thanks to the specter of Amazon and its $13.7 billion acquisition bid for Whole Foods. The bad news, again, contin

Instacart CMO Cheryl Law is no longer at the company

Instacart CMO Cheryl Law is no longer at the company, TechCrunch has learned. Instacart confirmed the departure. We were tipped off about her departure a bit before the whole Amazon making a $13.7B bi

Equity podcast: Too much damn Uber news and Jeff Bezos buys a grocery chain

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a weekly podcast of high finance gossip and low GAAP intrigue. It’s TechCrunch’s show focused on all things venture capital. This week, Katie Roof, Matt

An Equity podcast shot: Unpacking the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

We’ve got an Equity Shot for you, an irregular extra hit from the Equity podcast crew. Today the big news is the potential Amazon-Whole Foods deal, which has led to rampant media speculation, de

Winners and losers in Amazon’s $13.7B purchase of Whole Foods

Amazon is taking a huge bite out of the fresh food business with its bid for Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. But even though this is a deal between two companies, it’s not just the two of

Here are all of Amazon’s acquisitions before Whole Foods

Amazon today said it would make a bid to acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, making it the largest acquisition for the company by far. The next-closest acquisition in price is $1.2 billion for Zapp

How to make $300M in two months betting on groceries

Today, Amazon made a bid to buy Whole Foods — a grocery chain — for $13.7 billion. That promptly sent the stock up around 30%. And it also looks pretty good considering its history in the past yea

14 wildly hot takes we need on this Whole Foods + Amazon thing

Amazon just bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion — which is a huge deal! This is one of the biggest deals of the year and is a big move for Amazon into grocery, a spot where it’s traditionally

Amazon wants to become Walmart before Walmart can become Amazon

The future of retail will be a combination of both online e-commerce and a brick-and-mortar retail presence – as recent moves from both Walmart and Amazon have shown, including today’s bac

Other grocery stocks plummet as Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7B

Amazon scared investors away from competing grocery stores today when it acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Wal-Mart, Target, Costco, Kroger, and more all saw their share prices sink dramatically

Amazon is gobbling Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon has made a bid to buy Whole Foods in what would be a whopping $13.7 billion deal. The all-cash acquisition (which includes Whole Foods Market's net debt), will radically shake up any number