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    Wegmans Is Now Delivering Groceries to ManhattanThe cult grocery chain will hop the East River with a little help from Instacart.
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    Inside the Slow, Agonizing Death of Fairway“There’s no trust.”
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    Fairway Will Sell 5 Stores and File for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe grocery chain is not going out of business, but it’s definitely in trouble.
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    Report Says Fairway Will Close. Fairway Says It Won’t.Instead, the chain “expects to soon announce a value maximizing transaction.”
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    A Restaurant Critic Walks Into a Wegmans …Adam Platt finds high-end cocktails, lots of parking, and an unnervingly chipper staff.
  6. sad sandwiches
    In Brooklyn, the Best Part of Wegmans Is MissingSad, premade sandwiches are not okay.
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    Wegmania Arrives in Brooklyn“Wegmans is more than a grocery store — it’s a religion.”
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    A New Report Details Just How Dangerous America’s Meat Industry Has Become“Pretty much every other day a worker is sent to the hospital or loses a body part.”
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    Everything You Need to Know About the Brooklyn WegmansThe new grocery utopia opens its doors on October 27.
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    New York’s Last Dean & DeLuca Is ClosedA “temporary” closing sure looks a lot more permanent.
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    Whole Foods Will Cut Health-Care Benefits for Nearly 2,000 EmployeesThe Amazon-owned company will no longer provide benefits for employees who work less than 30 hours per week.
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    Farewell to Dean & DeLuca, New York’s Food UtopiaIt made the city a better place to eat; now it’s on the brink of collapse.
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    New York’s First Wegmans Officially Has an Opening DateThe grocery chain lands in Brooklyn this October.
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    Whole Foods Dropping Prices on a Truly Random Assortment of FoodsIncluding lots of produce.
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    Trader Joe’s Is Eliminating a Million Pounds of Plastic From Its StoresNo more single-use plastic bags.
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    Of Course Whole Foods Should Sell MarijuanaGet your asparagus water and your legal marijuana all in the same place.
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    Whole Foods Will Kill Its ‘365’ Stores Once and For AllThe grocery chain will convert all of its budget-minded locations into “regular” Whole Foods branches.
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    Whole Foods Is Raising Its Prices Back UpAmazon has also slashed the grocer’s inventory.
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    Whole Foods Planning to Pick Over the Corpses of Dead Sears and KmartsThe Amazon-owned company is reportedly eyeing locations in less densely populated midwestern states.
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    Instacart Shoppers Are Boycotting the Company Over Falling WagesUnder a new pay model, employees have seen their earnings fall by half or more.
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    Welcome to the Golden Age of Grocery ShoppingBrutal competition and advancing technology mean better food, lower prices, and loads of convenience.
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    Inside the Fight to Unionize Whole Foods“I decided I was going to try organizing on day one — it was just that awful.”
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    Whole Foods Employees Want to UnionizeToday, organizers will send out an email to employees at 490 stores encouraging them to join the effort.
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    Whole Foods Is Now Rolling Out Its Prime Discounts NationwideThe member perks expand to 121 more stores in 15 states.
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    Whole Foods Discounts for Amazon Prime Members Start TodayJeff Bezos would like to reward you for your loyalty.
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    Is Whole Foods Preparing to Give Amazon Prime Members 10 Percent Off?A new report indicates that the company is about to give Amazon Prime members access to cheaper groceries.
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    Amazon Will Discontinue Whole Foods’ Loyalty Program in Two WeeksStarting May 2, the grocer will begin shifting rewards and coupons over to Amazon Prime.
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    Whole Foods Teases Plan to Give Amazon Prime Members a 10 Percent DiscountSigns in Austin advertised “special deals just for” Prime account holders.
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    Whole Foods Decided to End the Week With Some LayoffsThe chain will centralize marketing operations to “support the needs of the business.”
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    Is Kroger About to Merge With Target?Amazon fears may have two of America’s largest grocers aiming to join forces.
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    Whole Foods Execs Bailing After Amazon Takeover“Culturally it’s been a rough start.”
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    Walmart Will Launch Same-Day Grocery Delivery in NYCThe next best thing to actually being allowed to build a store in the city.
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    Whole Foods Is Scrambling to Stop an Angry Vendors’ RevoltBoth national and smaller brands are upset about new merchandising fees.
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    Get Ready to See More of Amazon’s Cashier-less Grocery StoresThe convenience store of the future might be heading to L.A.
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    Amazon Reportedly Merging AmazonFresh With Prime Now for Grocery DeliveryThe company makes a move to streamline its food-delivery options.
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    Amazon Is Testing Two-Hour Deliveries From Whole FoodsIs this the beginning of the end of actual grocery stores?
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    It’s Reportedly ‘Normal’ to See Whole Foods Employees Crying These DaysThe company’s controversial new inventory system is apparently to blame.
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    Amazon Is Now Selling Discounted Gadgets in Whole Foods’ Parking LotsKeep an eye out for Treasure Trucks!
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    New York’s First Lower-Priced Whole Foods 365 Store Will Open Next WeekThe new shop is on the border of Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn.
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    Someone Already Accidentally Shoplifted at Amazon’s New Cashierless StoreA reporter inadvertently stole a yogurt.
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    Amazon’s First Cashierless Store Looks an Awful Lot Like Whole FoodsJeff Bezos apparently plans on getting lots of mileage out of his newest acquisition.
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    What’s the Real Reason Whole Foods’ Shelves Are Always Empty?Staffers say a “militaristic” stocking system — put in place just before Amazon’s purchase — causes headaches for customers and employees.
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    More People Say They’re Finding ‘Entirely Empty’ Shelves at Whole FoodsThe gripe comes as local vendors also complain that they’re being pushed aside for national brands.
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    Ongoing Price Wars Give Grocery Shoppers Lowest Thanksgiving Prices in 5 YearsJust about everything is cheaper this year, from turkeys on down.
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    Walmart Is Making Punch-Flavored Pickles to Compete With AmazonThe war over groceries moves to a “secret” Arkansas food lab.
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    People Are Forming iPhone-Length Lines to Get Into a New Grocery ChainGerman discount grocer Lidl has found many fans in the U.S.
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    Amazon Cuts Whole Foods’ Prices Again Ahead of ThanksgivingIt’s also rewarding Prime members with an extra 20 percent off turkeys.
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    Postmates Is Now Promising Customers 30-Minute Grocery DeliveriesBasically AmazonFresh, only it’s way faster and costs just $9.99 a month.
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    Amazon Is Scaling Back Its Fresh-Food DeliveryBut it will keep operating in big cities like New York and L.A.
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    Whole Foods Is Actually Hiring Another 6,000 Human WorkersA small victory against Amazon’s robot overlords.
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