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IDG Contributor Network: Whole Foods trying out whole new ways of retailing

By Evan Schuman At a recent industry conference, Whole Foods Co-CEO John Mackey was talking about the challenges of retail competition when he made an intriguing point. Amazon.com is positioned, he said, to subsidize its partner pricing indefinitely, thereby harming competitors by forcing them to sell at lower-than-sustainable prices. To be fair, his broader point…