Whole Foods sets vendors meeting to try to calm fears about in-store changes
Monday, 12 March 2018 () Whole Foods Market Inc. is bringing some of its most important vendors together to try to calm anxiety about how the organic grocer stocks its shelves and handles their products. The Austin-based grocery chain owned by Amazon.com Inc. is holding the summit March 19, CNBC reports. Whole Foods has been steadily shifting operations to cut costs and centralize more of its ordering — changes that were underway before it was bought last year by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) for $13.7 billion. But the efforts…
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