Alexa, can I afford it?

19 June 2017 By Lauren Silva Laughlin

The $230 bln superstore chain’s stock fell 5 pct on news of the e-commerce giant’s $14 bln purchase of Whole Foods. The target’s shares rose above Amazon’s offer, implying another bid might emerge. But a defensive effort from Wal-Mart or a worried rival looks a financial stretch.

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