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Amazon and Whole Foods are cutting prices again – CNN

New York (CNN Business)Amazon is slashing prices on hundreds of products at Whole Foods for the third time in two years. The cuts will go into effect Wednesday and are mostly focused on produce. Amazon (AMZN) and Whole Foods said customers will save an average of 20% off select items, including greens, tomatoes …

Hard times for Whole Foods: ‘People say it’s for pretentious people. I can see why’ | Business | The Guardian

The upscale grocery chain is valued at almost $12bn, but six straight quarters of declining sales have led to speculation of a takeover bid. What went wrong? Lunchtime customers at Whole Foods in Manhattan’s Union Square had little trouble expressing the shortcomings that have led the once high-flying, organic-focused retailer …