Thursday, June 14, 2018

'I ultimately am not afraid to get fired': Leaked audio captures Whole Foods CEO John Mackey describing clashes with Amazon

Business Insider
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey said Tuesday that the company's same-store sales were growing again under Amazon, which purchased the grocery chain 10 months ago in a $13.7 billion deal.

"It's been an incredible year," Mackey said Tuesday during a town-hall-style companywide meeting, according to audio of the meeting obtained by Business Insider. "Our increase in sales has been far greater than I anticipated, and it's continuing."

But the relationship with Amazon has also come with many challenges, he said.. . . more