AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here plans to discontinue Amrion, its direct marketing and nutritional supplement manufacturing company, so it can concentrate on its core natural foods retail business, John Mackey, chairman and chief executive officer, said here last week. "I feel like I'm waking up from a bad dream," Mackey told investors during a conference call last week. "Amrion and WholePeople [an e-commerce business for natural products and nutritional supplements that was part of ...

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