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Bezos overtakes Bill Gates as world richest person – Starr Fm

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever. When markets opened on Thursday, Bezos had a net worth of $90.6 billion, putting him $500 million ahead of Microsoft founder …

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Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn – Starr Fm

Online retail giant Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7bn (£10.7bn) deal that marks its biggest push into traditional retailing yet. Amazon, which has been experimenting with selling groceries, will buy the upmarket supermarket for $42 a share. Founded in 1978 in Texas, Whole Foods was a pioneer …

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