untitled-1Amazon says it will buy Whole Foods in a $13.7 Billion deal today morning. Amazon is pushing beyond the virtual realm with this purchase, at a premium price of $42 a share, they will now buy out the physical stores in North America. Whole Foods shareholders still have to approve the deal, but it’s projected to be approved by the end of the second quarter of 2017. Amazon states that Whole Foods CEO John Mackey will stay in his current position. What does this mean for Amazon and Whole Foods? Twitter takes to joking about the future of this acquisition, with Amazon’s Alexa, drones, and shipping options. Here are some of our favorite tweets so far!

We’ll keep you updated on more info as it comes up. Have a happy Friday!

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