Whole Foods Market Inc


  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the $2.5 billion purchase of regional grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc by Kroger Co, deciding the transaction does not violate anti-trust law, the companies said on Friday.

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    Earnings season heats up this week, and the results actually could mean something this time.

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    Zynga has begun testing use of bitcoin payments.

    As Zynga becomes the latest adopter of the digital currency, the move highlights a budding trend: businesses adopting bitcoin to woo a key consumer demographic.

  • Holiday food fight     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Jane Wells set up a race between Whole Foods and AmazonFresh to determine which company can deliver Christmas dinner first.

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  • BOSTON, Dec 20- Top executives and directors at some major U.S. companies may have less sway over votes on chief executive officer compensation and other shareholder matters if a campaign by a number of investor activists succeeds.

  • Chobani CEO responds to Whole Foods phase out Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:56 PM ET
    Hamdi Ulukaya

    Whole Foods announced it won't sell Chobani yogurt starting next year, but Chobani's CEO told CNBC Thursday that it will not hurt the business.

  • Chobani CEO: Committed to making better food     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder and CEO, discusses Whole Foods' decision to stop selling Chobani yogurt because of its ingredients. Ulukaya says he took the news personally and does not understand the decision to make yogurt exclusive.

  • Your software is going to get smarter Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

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  • Cramer: Subtle sign of maximized profits Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 6:55 PM ET

    Looking for a company that aggressively maximizes profits? Cramer says look for this sign.

  • Get ready for Craigslist: The next generation Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:33 PM ET

    Call it Craigslist: The next generation. Now, your whole life can be planned using peer-to-peer services, from hitching a ride to your kid’s piano lessons.

  • Jim Cramer: This is truly ‘organic’ growth Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 6:39 PM ET
    Jim Cramer talking with John Mackey and Walter Robb, the co-CEOs of Whole Foods.

    It appears that Whole Foods knows a thing or two about organic and we're not just talking lettuce.

  • Cramer: 4 CEOs with the right moves Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 6:02 PM ET

    In sports, players managed by the right coach can vastly outperform rivals. Cramer's convinced the same is true for companies.

  • Whole Foods CEOs: We want 1,200 stores in US Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Whole Foods wants to expand to 1,200 stores throughout the U.S., nearly three times the number it currently operates worldwide.

  • A new Whole Foods grows in Brooklyn     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    John Mackey and Walter Robb, Whole Foods Market co-CEOs, sit down and talk with CNBC's Jim Cramer about why they chose to open a store in Brooklyn and weigh in on growth opportunities in the health food industry as consumers search for healthy food options.

  • Buoyed by the recent $600 million acquisition of Earthbound Farm, WhiteWave Foods represents a hot play in a hot sector, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

  • The chain offers many of the same organic and other high-quality goods found in Whole Foods Market, but at lower prices than at the chain that critics call "Whole Paycheck." Fairway's aim is to win over affluent consumers who want to save money, while attracting shoppers of more modest means who can't afford Whole Foods.

  • Navigate treacherous retail with Cramer Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 6:22 PM ET

    “Retail has become downright treacherous,” said Cramer. Stocks that should be doing quite well just aren’t.

  • Swiss head to polls to vote on salary cap for CEOs Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:09 AM ET

    Switzerland's chief executives await with bated breath a vote on Sunday to determine whether their monthly pay packets should be capped.

  • *Cuts 2013 earnings/share forecast to $1.42- $1.47 from $1.50- $1.55. Nov 21- Specialty grocery retailer Fresh Market Inc cut its 2013 earnings forecast for the second time as it battles a weak U.S. consumer spending environment, sending its shares down as much as 16 percent after the bell.

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