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Amazon Prime customers to get discounts at Whole Foods in bid to lure online shoppers to stores

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon Prime members will soon get 10% off some sale items at Whole Foods supermarkets along with discounts on selected popular items. The program launches in Florida Wednesday and will extend nationwide this summer. To get the deals, Prime members will need to download the Whole Foods app on their phone and input their Amazon login. That will create a code on their phone that the Whole Foods cashier can scan at checkout. Customers can also link their Prime account to their phone number so that when they shop at Whole Foods they only have to tap in their phone number at checkout, a system common to many grocery store loyalty programs. The announcement marks the most aggressive stance Amazon has so far taken to integra ...