Tag: Whole Foods

Amazon India to foray into food retailing during Diwali, to launch private grocery label | The News Minute

Amazon India to foray into food retailing during Diwali, to launch private grocery label | The News Minute

After Amazon forayed into grocery, last year it launched its first private grocery label in the US which are exclusively available to Prime members. This label sells products like coffee and baby food. It is also working on opening offline Amazon Go stores that will let its customers checkout without queues with the use of […]

Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase may mean more brick-and-mortar retail options | AZ Big Media

Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase may mean more brick-and-mortar retail options | AZ Big Media

Amazon has been dabbling with food services for some time now, before its purchase of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant has been experimenting with cashier-less grocery stores across the country, and plans to continue to do so in the wake of its Whole Foods purchase. Amazon also launched a meal kit delivery service, which caused […]

After creating a monopoly in Thailand, will Eatigo’s ‘never pay full price’ model wow India?  | YourStory

After creating a monopoly in Thailand, will Eatigo’s ‘never pay full price’ model wow India?  | YourStory

It’s legit. The discounts on your restaurant bill are not a bait, and are definitely a permanent feature. Here’s the utterly interesting technique through which the Bangkok-headquartered platform pulls this off. When I heard Eatigo’s claims that one will never have to pay full price for meals at restaurants again, no strings attached, the quintessential Indian consumer in […]

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Fresh off its biggest Prime Day yet, the Whole Foods Market Inc. bid, and a slew of announcements including Amazon Wardrobe, Amazon.com Inc. was the subject of two investor calls Thursday that raised concerns that it is getting too big. In one case, hedge-fund manager Douglas Kass said government intervention could be imminent. “I am […]

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed the decline of paper coupons | Food Dive

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could speed the decline of paper coupons | Food Dive

With its price matching and guaranteed low prices, Amazon, like Walmart, has played a major role in the decline of traditional coupons. Experts speculate the company will keep this focus with Whole Foods, and that this could speed the decline in paper coupon use as the company draws more customers and other retailers emulate its […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart | InvestorPlace

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart | InvestorPlace

Market Caught Off-Guard Market participants clearly did not expect the WFM stock acquisition. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) and The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) fell 5% and 9%, respectively, following the news. Amazon.com’s aggressive pricing strategy and effective online business model will add even more pressure on those companies. Still, integrating Whole Foods with Amazon.com may have some […]

With Whole Foods Locations, Amazon’s Data and Pricing May Crush Traditional Supermarkets | Adweek

With Whole Foods Locations, Amazon’s Data and Pricing May Crush Traditional Supermarkets | Adweek

By margins, you are referring to pricing, right? It’s kind of ironic because Whole Foods’ recent stumble has to do with the fact that their prices are really high. And you can now find organic groceries almost anywhere outside of Whole Foods. One has to assume that Amazon is going to correct that and lower […]

Amazon has a patent to keep you from comparison shopping while you’re in its stores | The Washington Post

Amazon has a patent to keep you from comparison shopping while you’re in its stores | The Washington Post

As grocery shoppers work to digest Amazon’s massive acquisition of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, the digital storefront recently scored a victory that aims to reinforce the company’s growing investments in brick-and-mortar retail. Amazon was awarded a patent May 30 that could help it choke off a common issue faced by many physical stores: Customers’ […]

The restaurant industry overindulged — and now it’s paying the price | The Washington Post

The restaurant industry overindulged — and now it’s paying the price | The Washington Post

So what is going on with diners? Experts say a confluence of factors is likely driving their decision-making. For starters, many restaurants have seen high workforce turnover of late and are relying heavily on part-time help, leading to an uneven eating experience, said Bonnie Riggs, a restaurant industry analyst for NPD. “They’ve not paid enough […]