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A man walks past an AmazonFresh Pickup location on June 16, 2017 in Seattle. Amazon announced that it will buy Whole Foods Market, Inc. for over $13 billion. (David Ryder/Getty Images)
A man walks past an AmazonFresh Pickup location on June 16, 2017 in Seattle. Amazon announced that it will buy Whole Foods Market, Inc. for over $13 billion. (David Ryder/Getty Images)
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There are reports that cutbacks may be coming at Whole Foods in an effort to bring down prices, after news that the grocery store chain was being purchased by Amazon. But the impact of Amazon's acquisition will likely reverberate throughout the grocery industry.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with The Atlantic's Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) about what the purchase will mean for how we buy groceries, and e-commerce overall.

This segment aired on June 19, 2017.

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