Jeff Bezos

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 18, 2014, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos demonstrates the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Whole Foods chief John Mackey, each of whom has already radically altered the way Americans shop. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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