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Whole Foods is battling Walmart for budget shoppers following its acquisition by Amazon — here's where you can get the better deal (AMZN, WMT)

Whole Foods is slashing prices following its $13.7 billion acquisition by e-commerce giant Amazon. But can the grocery store ditch its "whole paycheck" reputation to compete with Walmart, the reigning king of American budget shopping? In an effort to see how Whole Foods actually measures up against Walmart when it comes to grocery prices, we compared the prices of 31 items sold at a Whole Foods store in Durham, North Carolina, with a nearly identical set of items at a nearby Walmart.
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