Legendary truckstop entrepreneur had passion for industry, baseball
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Truckstop entrepreneur Bobbie Ray “Rip” Griffin has passed away at age 87. Born into Depression-era poverty in Matador, Texas, Griffin began work at an early age, delivering papers and driving a truck. That one truck turned into a single Lubbock, Texas, truckstop that then grew...
Grocer will continue to operate under its iconic brand
SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas -- Amazon and Whole Foods Market Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. “Millions...
First store in capital will be retailer's largest, with more to come
More than 1,000 smaller-format stores slated to open in U.S.
Operations task force, loyalty program, third distribution center in the cards