• Amazon’s blockbuster deal to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion shocked the foundation of the grocery/retail world, and it also put grocery delivery startup Instacart in an awkward spot.
  • Whole Foods is an Instacart investor, and the two companies have an exclusive delivery deal that reportedly has four years remaining.
  • Mehta said Instacart would be open to another group coming in and buying out Whole Foods’ stake in the business, but no conversations about such a plan have taken place.

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