Whole Food's CEO Mackey predicted in 2015 that Amazon's grocery delivery service would be "Amazon's Waterloo," report says.
Goldman Sachs lowers its rating on Costco to neutral from buy, citing increasing competition from Amazon.
The online shopping giant began talking to Whole Foods about a month ago.
Amazon and Whole Foods customers have one common trait that makes them very attractive to retailers, says Tom Caporaso
Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods is their biggest deal to date, and is 14 times as big as their second-largest acquisition of Twitch in 2014.
The modern grocery landscape demands both the speed and reach of international e-commerce and the local connections to access to farm-to-table produce.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, are taking another beating in the equities market following Amazon's latest deal announcement.
James Pethokoukis, AEI Economic Policy analyst, weighs in on how the government could react to Amazon's latest acquisition.
Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, discusses Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods and projects that home delivery will be accelerated.
CNBC contributor Ron Insana; Luciano Siracusano, Wisdomtree Investments; and Keith Banks, Merrill Lynch CIO; discuss Amazon's deal to acquire Whole Foods.
Packaged food shares are getting pounded Friday amid worries the Amazon-Whole Foods deal marks a power shift for retailers.
Call options for Whole Foods Market shares surged Friday after Amazon announced its plans to buy the grocery chain for $13.7 billion.
Amazon's Whole Foods deal comes with data on people who have remained a mystery to the company: real-world shoppers.
Amazon's deal to acquire Whole Foods came together quickly, with advice from Goldman.
Whole Foods currently uses some Microsoft cloud services, creating an opportunity for AWS.
Whole Foods shares traded above the $42 price offered by Amazon...
Rupesh Parikh, senior analyst at Oppenheimer, talks to CNBC's Sara Eisen about another retailer that could bid above Amazon in their Whole Foods deal.
John Mackey isn't cashing in as much as CEOs in the past from Whole Food's deal with Amazon.
Amazon on Friday it plans to acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 a share, in a deal valued at $13.7 billion.
E-commerce giant Amazon has whetted investors' appetites for bonds of upmarket grocery chain Whole Foods, Financial Times reports.