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Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Could Mean This Organic-Food Company Is Sold Next
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WFM is Hain’s largest customer (indirectly), and it’s where HAIN sells a variety of organic products, including well-known brands Terra Chips and Celestial Seasonings teas.
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Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy Is Just the Beginning
“[The Whole Foods deal] is part of a bigger play—the retail sector is quite large,” said Bahige El Rayes, a principal in the retail practice of management consulting firm AT Kearney. “Grocery is a sector ripe for disruption… this sets Amazon up for doing new things, tapping into new sectors including apparel.”