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The Wall Street Journal has an interview with Jeff Wilkie, the second most important Jeff at Amazon, who has been with the company for 18 years. Wilkie now “is in charge of integrating Amazon’s new subsidiary, Whole Foods Market Inc. and its roughly 87,000 employees. He also is part of the leadership team working on the company’s search for a second North American headquarters.”

The goal of the Whole Foods deal, he says, os “to learn about how physical stores work. They know a lot about food, produce—supply chains at a very large national scale. We’re going to learn with them how we can efficiently—and in a high-quality way—deliver groceries to our customers.”

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