News Actions Facebook Tweet Email Amazon is buying Whole Foods in $13.7B deal, both companies announced By: Associated Press Posted at 9:20 AM, Jun 16, 2017 and last updated 2017-06-16 09:41:19-04 Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt.Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc.The deal is targeted to close in the second half of the year.Story Developing. Stay with ABC Action News for updates. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Report a typo Sign up for the Sarah's Walking Club Newsletter and receive up to date information. now signed up to receive the Sarah's Walking Club Newsletter. Click here to manage all Newsletters Local News and Weather 24/7, wherever you stream TV. Download the FREE ABC Action News Channel.