Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal

FILE - The Whole Foods Market logo is seen outside a store in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc.

The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year.
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