Amazon is feared to be planning a bloodbath at Whole Foods.  The Seattle-based web giant, which recently bought the upscale grocer for £11 billion, could slash cashier positions as it automates jobs and cuts prices, Bloomberg has claimed.  The move is part of Amazon’s strategy for Whole Foods to sell to middle and lower income consumers, the report alleged, citing sources. Amazon may be seeking to make the high-end grocer more competitive with Walmart and other mass-

market retailers, the New York Post reports.  An Amazon spokesman denied that job cuts are in the works for Whole Foods. Technology will replace the cashier jobs at Whole Foods, using sensor technology that’s being pioneered at the experimental Amazon Go store concept in Seattle, according to the report. In February, a source told The New York Post that “Amazon will utilize technology to minimize labor” at new, machine-automated supermarkets that could operate with as few as three employees. READ MORE