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Amazon Giving Back 5% on Purchases at Whole Foods by Prime Members

20 February, 2018, 19:59 | Author: Samuel Sharp
  • Amazon Squeezes More Benefits Out of Whole Foods

Following Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, it is clear that Amazon wants to integrate Whole Foods into their shopping experience and are probably also looking for more ways to encourage Amazon customers to shop at the grocery stores as well.

If you are a Prime member and you use a Prime Rewards Visa card, Amazon will reward you with 5 percent back on Whole Foods Market purchases.

Whole Foods customers are reaping the benefits of Amazon's $14 billion acquisition of the organic-food store chain in 2017.

The latest offer, announced on Tuesday and available immediately, provides additional light at the initiatives the e-commerce retailer will use to recruit new member of Prime and how it is hoping to turn loyalists of Amazon into shoppers at Whole Foods.

Amazon acquired Whole Foods past year for $13.7 billion.


You don't have to be a Prime member to be approved for Amazon's Rewards Visa, but it pays if you are.

However, this time a deal for 5% has extended to purchases that are beyond just Amazon.

Amazon has made some other moves since the takeover.

By making this change, Amazon has aligned the Whole Foods rewards with those offered on Amazon purchases. But last December, reports surfaced that some of those prices had inched higher. Whole Foods stores have faced food shortages that employees blame on a new inventory-management system.

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