Whole Foods Market Corp. (WFM) has begun slashing prices as much as 43% at its store on 57th street in Manhattan, Bloomberg reported Monday after performing a spot check at the store. 

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN - Get Report) said that it expects to complete its acquisition of Whole Foods today, about two months after it announced it was acquiring the company for $13.7 billion. 

"We're determined to make healthy and organic food affordable for everyone," Amazon Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke said recently. 

 Amazon stock traded up 0.08% to $946.02.

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